And then a weird, anxious feeling that I had never felt before appeared in my stomach.
On the one hand, she was anxious about her colleagues knowing about her kink.
Former evangelical celebrity Frank Schaeffer says they are anxious, terrified, and obsessed with sex.
“There's gotta be something else that straight guys are anxious about besides somebody thinking they are gay,” he says.
In fact, Finke seems just as anxious and fragilely egoed as her targets.
The meal stood untouched, and even Bess looked pale and anxious.
For perhaps five minutes there was an anxious silence upon the vessel.
I am quite in earnest, and am besides most anxious that you should get a scholarship this time.
We are all faithless at times, and without the excuse of meek and anxious love.
Razumihin had nothing to say, so Pulcheria Alexandrovna was anxious again.
1620s, from Latin anxius "solicitous, uneasy, troubled in mind" (also "causing anxiety, troublesome"), from angere, anguere "choke, squeeze," figuratively "torment, cause distress" (see anger (v.)). The same image is in Serbo-Croatian tjeskoba "anxiety," literally "tightness, narrowness." Related: Anxiously; anxiousness.