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Anxious Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried; "anxious parents"; "anxious about her job"; "not used to a city and anxious about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"
  • causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Anxious'

  • Anxious Records: Anxious Records was a record label set up by David A. Stewart of Eurythmics. Besides distributing his own records, the label also distributed groups including
  • Anxious Bay: Anxious Bay is a bay located on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula, South Australia about 275 kilometres (171 mi) west north-west of Adelaide. It was named
  • So Anxious: "So Anxious" is a song by R&B singer Ginuwine. It was the third single released from his second album 100% Ginuwine. In the music video Ginuwine drives
  • Anxious Pleasures: Anxious Pleasures: A Novel After Kafka is a postmodern novel by Lance Olsen, published in 2007 by Shoemaker & Hoard (now Counterpoint). It is a work of

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'Anxious' example sentence in quotations

* We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess. - Mark Twain

* It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. - Sir Winston Churchill

* The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions. - Plato

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Anxious Sample Sentences in News

  • 'Anxious calls' as 600 jobs face axe
    A union says it is expecting "anxious calls" from Cardiff council staff after Wales' largest authority said nearly 600 posts could go. Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Area Residents Anxious To See Who Takes Home Oscar
    PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX SEARCHLIGHT Popular actor Michael Keaton, left, is nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for playing the title role in the movie, “Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Republicans offer vote on stand-alone Homeland Security bill
    Anxious to escape a trap of their own making, Republicans proposed on Tuesday that the Senate vote on a Department of Homeland Security funding bill stripped of immigration provisions strenuously opposed ... Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'

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