anxiety: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ang-zī'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune: He felt anxiety about the possible loss of his job.
- earnest but tense desire; eagerness: He had a keen anxiety to succeed in his work.
- a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder.
- anxiety (Thesaurus)