Synonyms for anxious

Synonyms for (adj) anxious

Synonyms: dying, anxious

Definition: eagerly desirous

Usage: anxious to see the new show at the museum; dying to hear who won

Similar words: eager

Definition: having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

Usage: eager to learn; eager to travel abroad; eager for success; eager helpers; an eager look

Synonyms: anxious, uneasy, queasy, unquiet, nervous

Definition: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

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

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers

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