anxious[ angk-shuhs, ang- ]SEE DEFINITION OF anxious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANXIOUS
If it may be avoided, I will not see the whole of your youth consumed in anxious watchings.
I have been most anxious to give your feelings their full bent.
Their interviews were first blissful, then anxious, then sad, then stormy.
"It wouldn't do, sir, for the blind to be anxious," she replied.
"I hope she's at home," was Grace's anxious thought as she rang the bell.
There was an expression of anxious concern on Elfreda's round face.
Do not even begin to be anxious, therefore, saying, 'What shall we eat?'
Master was vexed and anxious—almost angry, and yet full of solicitude.
George was anxious to do the right, but did not know how to fight against the wrong.
Why she did not quite like them she did not yet know, and was anxious not to be unfair.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ANXIOUS
- having the willies
- lacking courage
- no guts
- paper tiger
- running scared
- at end of one's rope
- can't win
- in pain
- in the dumps
- in the pits
- in the soup
- not a prayer
- shot down
- weighed down