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(adj.sat, adj.)


There are 6 meanings of the word Anxious.

How to pronounce anxious:


Anxious - as an adjective satellite

Eagerly desirous

Example: "Anxious to see the new show at the museum"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

Example: "Spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Anxious - as an adjective

Nervous and worried.

Having a feeling of anxiety or disquietude; extremely concerned, especially about something that will happen in the future or that is unknown.

Example: "I could tell she was anxious as she was biting her nails."

(of things) accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying.

Example: "There was an anxious wait before the results were revealed."

Earnestly desirous.

Example: "All the voters were anxious to hear the election result."

Example Sentences

"She felt anxious before her big presentation."
"He became anxious when he couldn't find his wallet."
"I was anxious to meet my favorite celebrity."
"The anxious student awaited her exam results."
"They were anxious about the upcoming storm."
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Word Game Points

Is ANXIOUS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, anxious is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ANXIOUS has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is ANXIOUS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, anxious is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ANXIOUS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 16.

Is ANXIOUS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, anxious is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ANXIOUS has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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