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- 1. anxiety, anxiousness, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition
- usage: (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
- 2. anxiety, emotion
- usage: a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
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