Associations to the word «Anxiety»

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ANXIETY, noun. An unpleasant state of mental uneasiness, nervousness, apprehension and obsession or concern about some uncertain event.
ANXIETY, noun. An uneasy or distressing desire (for something).
ANXIETY, noun. (pathology) A state of restlessness and agitation, often accompanied by a distressing sense of oppression or tightness in the stomach.
ANXIETY DISORDER, noun. A disorder characterised by excessive anxiety.
ANXIETY DISORDERS, noun. Plural of anxiety disorder

Dictionary definition

ANXIETY, 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.
ANXIETY, noun. A vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune.

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John Locke