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anxiety-ridden Line breaks: anxiety-ridden

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Definition of anxiety-ridden in English:


Filled with worry or concerns: a self-help book for anxiety-ridden students
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  • "I get anxiety-ridden, and I can't relax."
  • That looks like a success story, but Stowell and Russell, who have been directing the company since 1977, spent an anxiety-ridden, uncertain winter, waking up in the middle of the night and worrying if they were going to lose everything they had built in the past two decades.
  • This is where Charlie (played by Harvey Keitel) comes in: confused, anxiety-ridden, laden with guilt and full of existential fears, Charlie is having trouble in his attempts to be all things to all people.

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