anxiousness

Definitions of anxiousness
  1. noun
    a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
    synonyms: disquiet
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    anxiety
    a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
  2. noun
    (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
    synonyms: anxiety
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    castration anxiety
    (psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principle apply to women
    hypochondria, hypochondriasis
    chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments
    overanxiety
    excessive anxiety
    panic, scare
    sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    red scare
    a period of general fear of communists
    type of:
    mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state
    (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
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