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anxious 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈaNG(k)SHəs/,
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Experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome,
  1. Experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome
    • - she was extremely anxious about her exams
  2. (of a period of time or situation) Causing or characterized by worry or nervousness
    • - there were some anxious moments
  3. Wanting something very much, typically with a feeling of unease
    • - the company was anxious to avoid any trouble
    • - my parents were anxious that I get an education

  1. anxious(p): eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"
  2. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
  3. (anxiously) with anxiety or apprehension; "we watched anxiously"
  4. (anxiousness) anxiety: (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
  5. (anxiousness) a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
  6. Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by cognitive, somatic, emotional, and behavioral components.Seligman, M.E.P., Walker, E.F. & Rosenhan, D.L.). Abnormal psychology, (4th ed.) New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. ...
  7. Full of anxiety 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; ...
  8. (ANK-shus, ANG shush) adj. 1. Worried and strained about some uncertain event, uneasy. 2. Eagerly or earnestly expectant.
  9. a divided mind (as between choices). Check out anxiety basis.
  10. means to worry, not to be eager. [So, you probably are not anxious to go on vacation.]