Definition of anxiety-ridden in English:

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Filled with worry or concerns: a self-help book for anxiety-ridden students
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  • Members are not anxiety-ridden about impending social upheaval.
  • He is another of those talented and emotive singer-songwriters who seem to specialise in anxiety-ridden pieces.
  • Parents who are insecure and anxiety-ridden are not likely to foster self-confidence in their children, regardless of how many books on parenting they may have absorbed.

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