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be anxious to

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  • anxious — Anxiety, ‘uneasiness or trouble of mind’ (first recorded in a work of c.1525 by Sir Thomas More) underlies the traditional meaning of anxious, and in the 20c the development of psychiatric concepts such as anxiety neurosis have strengthened the… …   Modern English usage

  • Anxious — Anx ious ([a^][ng]k sh[u^]s), a. [L. anxius, fr. angere to cause pain, choke; akin to Gr. a gchein to choke. See {Anger}.] 1. Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anxious Records — was a record label set up by David A. Stewart of Eurythmics.Besides distributing his own records, the label distributed also groups like Londonbeat and Soft Parade. Anxious Records Anxious Records signed the following acts:* Pleasure* *Chris… …   Wikipedia

  • anxious — [aŋk′shəs, aŋ′shəs] adj. [L anxius < angere, to choke, give pain < IE base * angh : see ANGER] 1. having or showing anxiety; uneasy in mind; apprehensive; worried 2. causing or full of anxiety [an anxious hour] 3. eagerly wishing [anxious… …   English World dictionary

  • anxious — [adj1] worried, tense afraid, aghast, antsy*, apprehensive, basket case*, bugged*, butterflies, careful, choked*, clutched*, concerned, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, dreading, fearful, fidgety, fretful, hacked*, hyper*, in a state*, in a… …   New thesaurus

  • anxious seat — ☆ anxious seat n. a bench near the preacher at revival meetings, for those with a troubled conscience who seek salvation: also anxious bench …   English World dictionary

  • anxious — index eager, ready (willing), solicitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • anxious concern — index consternation, misgiving Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • anxious — (adj.) 1620s, from L. anxius solicitous, uneasy, troubled in mind (also causing anxiety, troublesome ), from angere, anguere choke, squeeze, figuratively torment, cause distress (see ANGER (Cf. anger) (v.)). The same image is in Serbo Croatian… …   Etymology dictionary

  • anxious — 1 worried, concerned, solicitous, careful (see under CARE n) Analogous words: *fearful, apprehensive, afraid: uneasy, jittery, *impatient: perturbed, agitated, upset (see DISCOMPOSE) Antonyms: composed Contrasted words: *cool, unruffled,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • anxious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) experiencing worry or unease. 2) very eager and concerned to do something. DERIVATIVES anxiously adverb anxiousness noun. ORIGIN Latin anxius, from angere to choke …   English terms dictionary


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