anxious

Definitions:

  • Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
  • Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety.
  • Eagerly or earnestly desirous.
  • Full of anxiety or solicitude; greatly troubled or solicitous, especially about something future or unknown; being in painful suspense: applied to persons.
  • Attended with, proceeding from, or manifesting solicitude or uneasiness: applied to things: as, <em>anxious</em> forebodings; <em>anxious</em> labor.
  • Earnestly desirous or solicitous: as, <em>anxious</em> to please; <em>anxious</em> to do right.
  • Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons.
  • Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; -- applied to things.
  • Earnestly desirous.
  • Full of <xref>anxiety</xref> or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, especially respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense;—applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
  • Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying;—applied to things; as, anxious labor.
  • Earnestly <xref>desirous</xref>; as, anxious to please.
  • eagerly desirous
  • causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
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