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adjective anxious pronunciation in American English /ˈæŋkʃəs/
  1. 1
    worried because you think something bad might happen
    His silence made me anxious.
    an anxious glance
    anxious about: People are naturally anxious about these tests.
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  2. 2
    wanting something very much, especially when this makes you nervous, excited, or impatient
    anxious to do something: We’re anxious to hear from anyone who can help.
    anxious for: We were all anxious for peace.
  3. 3
    an anxious time or situation is one in which you worry about something
    We had an anxious time waiting for the results of the X-rays.
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 anxious pronunciation in American English adverb


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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