Synonyms of anxiety in English:

anxiety

noun

  • 1 his anxiety grew as his messages were all left unanswered
    worry, concern, apprehension, apprehensiveness, consternation, uneasiness, unease, fearfulness, fear, disquiet, disquietude, perturbation, fretfulness, agitation, angst, nervousness, nerves, edginess, tension, tenseness, stress, misgiving, trepidation, foreboding, suspense
    British informal the (screaming) abdabs
    Australian rhyming slang Joe Blakes
    North American archaic worriment
    [Antonyms] calmness serenity
  • 2 her anxiety to please
    eagerness, keenness, desire, impatience, longing, yearning
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