anxious: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (angk'shus, ang'-), [key]
- full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous: Her parents were anxious about her poor health.
- earnestly desirous; eager (usually fol. by an infinitive or for): anxious to please; anxious for our happiness.
- attended with or showing solicitude or uneasiness: anxious forebodings.
- anxious (Thesaurus)