anxiety

Definitions:

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  • A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties.
  • A cause of anxiety.
  • A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.
  • Eager, often agitated desire.
  • The apprehension caused by danger, misfortune, or error; concern or solicitude respecting some event, future or uncertain; disturbance, uneasiness of mind, or care, occasioned by trouble.
  • In <em>pathology</em>, a state of restlessness and agitation, with general indisposition, and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.
  • Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.
  • Eager desire.
  • A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.
  • An <xref>unpleasant</xref> state of mental <xref>uneasiness</xref>, <xref>nervousness</xref>, <xref>apprehension</xref> and <xref>obsession</xref> or <xref>concern</xref> about some uncertain event.
  • An uneasy or distressing <xref>desire</xref> (for something).
  • A state of restlessness and agitation, often accompanied by a distressing sense of oppression or tightness in the stomach.
  • a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
  • (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
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