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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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  • 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
  • So Anxious: "So Anxious" is a song by R&B singer Ginuwine. It was the third single released from his second album 100% Ginuwine. Produced by Timbaland and written
  • 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 in the Australian state of South Australia located on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula about 275 kilometres (171 mi) west north-west
  • Eighteen and Anxious: Eighteen and Anxious is a 1957 American drama film directed by Joe Parker and written by Katherine Eunson and Dale Eunson. The film stars William Campbell
  • Anxious Nation: Anxious Nation: Australia and the Rise of Asia 1850-1939, written by David Walker, has been described as a "landmark" analysis of the history of Australian
  • Five Anxious Days: Five Anxious Days (German: Fünf bange Tage) is a 1928 German silent film directed by Gennaro Righelli and starring Maria Jacobini, Anton Pointner and
  • Anxious Disease: Anxious Disease is the first and only album by the rock band The Outpatience, released in 1996 in Japan. The album feature several guest appearances,
  • Atlas of an Anxious Man: Atlas of an Anxious Man (German: Atlas eines ängstlichen Mannes) is a 2012 book by the Austrian writer Christoph Ransmayr. It consists of 70 texts with

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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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