Adjective "Anxious" Definition and Examples




    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.


    "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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