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American English: /æŋˈzaɪədi/
British English: /aŋˈzʌɪəti/

Translation of anxiety in Spanish:

noun plural anxieties

  • 1 uncountable (distress, concern) there is mounting anxiety for the safety of the hostages
    crece la preocupación en torno a la seguridad de los rehenes
    Example sentences
    • Our worries and anxieties evaporated in an instant, and within half an hour my wife, Jayne, was asking how we could buy one.
    • The worries and anxieties of his years at Vétheuil seemed a distant memory.
    • He appears to have resolved these anxieties by stressing the moral gulf between his characters and his own beliefs.
  • 4 uncountable (eagerness)
    ansias (feminine plural)
    afán (masculine)
    their anxiety to please
    sus ansias or su afán de agradar
    Example sentences
    • Achievements since are the result of an anxiety to play it safe.
    • The only cementing force was greed and the anxiety to cling on to power.
    • Madame des Ursins confesses in her voluminous correspondence that she made herself a burden to the king in her anxiety to exclude him from all other influence.
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