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anxious

anx·ious

anxious

 
 
pronunciation:
aenk shihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling worried, nervous, or afraid about something.
She was anxious as she waited to see the doctor.
synonyms:
worried
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
nervous
derivations: anxiously (adv.), anxiousness (n.)
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