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anxiety British & World English

A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome

anxiety English Thesaurus

his anxiety grew as his messages were all left unanswered

anxiety-free British & World English

Free from worry or concerns

range anxiety British & World English

Worry on the part of a person driving an electric car that the battery will run out of power before the destination or a suitable charging point is reached

signal anxiety British & World English

Anxiety which alerts the ego to danger and stimulates defence mechanisms.

status anxiety British & World English

Anxiety about one's social rank, position, or standing.

anxiety-ridden British & World English

Filled with worry or concerns

separation anxiety British & World English

Anxiety provoked in a young child by separation or the threat of separation from its mother or main carer

performance anxiety British & World English

(A state of) nervousness or fear preceding or accompanying participation in a particular activity (typically either sexual intercourse or a public performance of some sort), especially to the point where ability to carry out the activity is affected.

generalized anxiety disorder British & World English

A psychological disorder characterized by excessive or disproportionate anxiety about several aspects of life, such as work, social relationships, or financial matters