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1. anxious

adjective. ['ˈæŋkʃəs, ˈæŋʃəs'] eagerly desirous.

Synonyms

  • dying

Antonyms

  • unagitated
  • easy

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Words that Rhyme with Anxious

  • ambitious
  • anxious
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • auspicious
  • capacious
  • capricious
  • cautious
  • ceraceous
  • conscientious
  • conscious
  • contentious
  • crustaceous
  • delicious
  • efficacious
  • expeditious
  • facetious
  • factitious
  • fallacious
  • ferocious

Example sentences of the word anxious


1. Adjective
Before the puppies are born, a mother dog is likely to become more anxious and restless than usual.

Quotes containing the word anxious


1. Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
- Norman Rockwell

2. True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.
- Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand a Little Taller

3. True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
- Seneca

2. anxious

adjective. ['ˈæŋkʃəs, ˈæŋʃəs'] causing or fraught with or showing anxiety.

Synonyms

  • queasy
  • uneasy
  • nervous
  • troubled

Antonyms

  • tame
  • quiet
  • wholesome
  • well
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