anx·i·ety /æŋˈzaɪətɪ/ 名詞
Anx·i·e·ty n.; pl. Anxieties
1. Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.
2. Eager desire.
3. Med. A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.
Syn: -- Care; solicitude; foreboding; uneasiness; perplexity; disquietude; disquiet; trouble; apprehension; restlessness. See Care.
n 1: a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a
variety of mental disorders [syn: anxiousness]
2: a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in
anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune