Definition Anxious

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Definition

anxious: worried, nervous, preoccupied, concerned, uneasy; impatient, keen, eager
adjective
I'm anxious to hear what you have to say. I'm eager to hear the news.
I feel anxious when you don't call me. It makes me feel worried when I don't receive a phone call.

anxiety: angst, apprehension, disquiet, distress, nervousness, restlessness, stress, worry
noun
My son's behavior causes me great anxiety. It causes me great distress.

Examples

  • "I know you must be anxious to hear her beautiful voice again."

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