anxious

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈaŋ(k)ʃəs/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈæŋ(k).ʃəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: anx‧ious

Adjective[change]

Positive
anxious

Comparative
more anxious

Superlative
most anxious

  1. To be anxious, you are worried or scared about what might happen in the future.
    He had an anxious wait at the hospital before seeing the doctor.

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