noun, plural anx·i·e·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for anxiety
The book soon filled, its pages scrawled with stories of anxiety and depression.
If I was shown that it’s okay to talk about emotions and feel this way, then I probably wouldn’t have held in my anxiety for so long.A mental health crisis brewing among South Asian immigrants in the West needs serious attention|Amanat Khullar|September 15, 2020|Quartz
In a phone interview, Quannah Chasing Horse Potts said she wants her mother to have peace after two years of anxiety and hopes that comes from her family reclaiming its story.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Fear and anxiety are predictors of people — particularly young people — turning towards extremism and violence, said Miller-Idriss.How Trump And COVID-19 Have Reshaped The Modern Militia Movement|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|September 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The challenge is that each of these communities may require a different strategy, have different underlying anxieties and fears, and require a slightly different intervention to placate their fears.A third of Americans might refuse a Covid-19 vaccine. How screwed are we?|Brian Resnick|September 4, 2020|Vox
Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anger often manifests in withholders as another self-destructive but more socially acceptable feeling or behavior, like anxiety.
Yet, in pursuit of that ‘great revival of art,’ his anxiety, depression, and overall health began to deteriorate.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Practicing yoga, studies show, can alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.
I have often thought of you with anxiety, and wished to know how you weathered the storm, and into what port you had retired.
The day dragged slowly to its close, and no rest came to the sufferer, nor sign of improvement to relieve our anxiety.A Crystal Age|W. H. Hudson
"Yes, we will swear it," answered Leonard, who could not conceal the anguish of his anxiety.The People Of The Mist|H. Rider Haggard
But then her eyes sought Aylmer's face, with a trouble and anxiety that he could by no means account for.Masterpieces of Mystery|Various
Hilda, in her anxiety, ran around, past the corner where the low roof was fringed with its loosened thatch.Hans Brinker|Mary Mapes Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for anxiety
noun plural -ties
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Cultural definitions for anxiety
Emotional distress, especially that brought on by fear of failure. (See also angst.)