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anxiously

[ angk-shuhs-lee, ang- ]
/ ˈæŋk ʃəs li, ˈæŋ- /
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adverb
in an uneasy or worried manner:My first call was to my wife, who had been anxiously awaiting word of my whereabouts.
in an earnestly desirous or eager manner:They are anxiously awaiting the birth of their first child.
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Origin of anxiously

OTHER WORDS FROM anxiously

qua·si-anx·ious·ly, adverbun·anx·ious·ly, adverb
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