HyperDic: anxiety

English > 2 senses of the word anxiety:
NOUNstateanxiety, anxiousness(psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
feelinganxietya vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
anxiety > pronunciation
Soundsaengzay'ahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > anxiety: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaning(psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic.
Synonymanxiousness
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Narrowercastration anxiety(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions
hypochondria, hypochondriasischronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments
overanxietyexcessive anxiety
panic, scaresudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
Spanishansiedad, zozobra
Catalanansietat
Adjectivesanxiolyticanxiety relieving
English > anxiety: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune.
NarrowerangstAn acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety
anxiousness, disquietA feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
concern, care, fearAn anxious feeling
discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disconcertmentanxious embarrassment
edginess, uneasiness, inquietude, disquietudeFeelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
insecurityThe anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure
jitteriness, jumpiness, nervousness, restivenessThe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
scruple, qualm, misgivinguneasiness about the fitness of an action
sinking, sinking feelingA feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension
worry, troubleA strong feeling of anxiety
BroaderemotionAny strong feeling
Spanishangustia, ansia, ansiedad, preocupación, trastorno de ansiedad, zozobra
Catalanangoixa, ànsia, ansietat, neguit, preocupació

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