Anxious Synonyms and Antonyms

ăngk'shəs, ăng'shəs

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Synonyms for Anxious

Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.
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Involved or interested
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Not stable or fixed; changeable; uncertain
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Disturbed; flustered.
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Not able to rest, relax, or be still:
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Emotionally stimulated or overexcited.
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Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.
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Feeling or showing restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
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Disposed to solicit; eager to obtain something desirable, or to avoid anything evil; concerned; anxious; careful.
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The definition of uptight is someone who is very nervous, overly-controlled or who can't relax.
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(Archaic) Wakeful; unsleeping
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Causing or feeling discomfort; uneasy
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Obsolete form of impatient.
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Suffering distress:
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(Medicine, dated) Waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment.
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Done or uttered just before death:
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Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
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(Archaic) Overworked; fatigued
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Having or expressing desire; desiring:
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The definition of zealous is having passionate energy for a belief or purpose.
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Extremely hot; glowing.
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Warm or intense in feeling; passionate
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Unsettled, broken up, or altered in structure or function:
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Nervous; apprehensive:
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Emotional, tense, anxious, distressing, etc.
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Shaken; perturbed; excited
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Antonyms for Anxious

Not caring or concerned; uninterested, apathetic.
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eager
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The definition of assured is someone who is self-confident.
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Characterized by a spontaneous or obsessive inclination to use something. Often used in combination:
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(Of a person) Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
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The definition of tranquil is someone or something that is calm and peaceful.
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Not interested; indifferent.
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Not willing or inclined; reluctant; loath; averse
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Ready to accept or acquiesce; willing:
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Inclined or disposed to peace; peaceable:
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Free of worries.
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Acceptable; satisfactory:
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Words Related to Anxious

Awkward; constrained
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(Colloquial) regretful, sorry
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Emotionally or mentally disturbed
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In a state of anxiety or uneasiness
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Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
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Eager
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