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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
1. Earnestly desirous; as, anxious to please.
2. Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; - applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
3. Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; - applied to things; as, anxious labor.
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