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Anxious Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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 wait as Jordan offers to exchange jihadist for pilot
    Jordan offered Wednesday to exchange a female jihadist for a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State group, whose deadline for executing the airman and a Japanese journalist is thought to have passed. Hours later, Amman and Tokyo both anxiously awaited news on the fate of the men, as Japan's foreign minister said the situation remained "severe". Jo Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Anxious customers grill officials on bank heist
    Following the robbery at Kaveri Grameena Bank that created a furore on Monday, anxious customers made a beeline to the bank on Tuesday, grilling the officials about the fate of their gold and cash. It can be recalled that the burglars had decamped with 61 kg gold and Rs 14 lakh cash from the Bank, in Hirisave, Hassan district, after drilling the wall and breaking Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'
  • Canada Banks Face ‘Anxious Moments’ Amid Oil Rout: CEOs
    Canadian banks will share “some anxious moments” with energy firms as plunging oil prices usher in a slump that could last 18 months, Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Chief Executive Officer Brian Porter said. Read more on this news related to 'Anxious'

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