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Definition 1: eagerly desirous - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where anxious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • anxious to see the new show at the museum
  • dying to hear who won

Synonyms for anxious in the sense of this definition

(anxious is similar to ...) having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

"eager to learn" "eager to travel abroad" "eager for success" "eager helpers" "an eager look"

(anxious is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where anxious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
  • cast anxious glances behind her
  • those nervous moments before takeoff
  • an unquiet mind

Synonyms for anxious in the sense of this definition

(anxious is similar to ...) characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

"troubled areas" "fell into a troubled sleep" "a troubled expression" "troubled teenagers"

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