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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

  • Ferguson anxious as grand jury is set to reconvene
    The Missouri community remains on edge as each day brings a grand jury closer to a decision. At one church, parishioners wonder what's next. Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's decision
    By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer. It appeared that the St. Louis suburb, which ha Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Anxious Missouri residents await grand jury verdict over killing of black teen
    FERGUSON, MISSOURI – Anxious residents of a St. Louis suburb Sunday awaited a grand jury’s decision on whether to bring criminal charges against a white policeman who fatally shot a black teen in a case that has become a flash point for U.S. race relations. Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'

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