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When he came in the morning, not unanxious himself, he found his chief eating breakfast alone in the unquitted room.

The Oorya, not unanxious to play off one parasite against the other, slunk away towards the dovecot.

They have the unanxious eyes of those whose days are mapped out with duties.

I look forward with a good hope that we shall one day be passing free, untrammelled, unanxious time together.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin anxius "solicitous, uneasy, troubled in mind" (also "causing anxiety, troublesome"), from angere, anguere "choke, squeeze," figuratively "torment, cause distress" (see anger (v.)). The same image is in Serbo-Croatian tjeskoba "anxiety," literally "tightness, narrowness." Related: Anxiously; anxiousness.

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