Anxious is defined as someone who feels uneasy or excessively nervous.(adjective)
An example of someone who is anxious is a Kindergartner on the first day of school.
The definition of anxious is someone who is enthusiastic about something to come.(adjective)
An example of someone who is anxious is a person who is starting a new job.
See anxious in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L anxius < angere, to choke, give pain < IE base *angh-: see anger
See anxious in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin ānxius
Origin: , from angere, to torment; see angh- in Indo-European roots.
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