Adjective "Anxious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Anxious


    Definition:

    1. full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous: Her parents were anxious about her poor health.

    2. earnestly desirous; eager (usually followed by an infinitive or for): anxious to please; anxious for our happiness.

    3. attended with or showing solicitude or uneasiness: anxious forebodings.

    Examples:

    "people can be anxious for people."

    "people can be anxious about people."

    "people can be anxious about things."

    "people can be anxious over growths."

    "markets can be anxious about rates."

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