[ ek-oh-ang-zahy-i-tee, ee-koh‐ ]
/ ˌɛk oʊ æŋˈzaɪ ɪ ti, ˌi koʊ‐ /
Save This Word!
anxiety caused by a dread of environmental perils, especially climate change, and a feeling of helplessness over the potential consequences for those living now and even more so for those of later generations: Reports from last week’s global summit have only worsened his ecoanxiety, which has already taken a toll on his physical and mental well-being.
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Words nearby ecoanxiety
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021