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A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome
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“I cannot help but feel a degree of anxiety about my upcoming public speaking engagement.”
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An anxious awareness of danger
“Deteriorating conditions were creating considerable anxiety among the public.”
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A strong desire or concern to do something or for something to happen
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“Their driving force was clearly their anxiety to cling to power.”
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A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue, or unpleasantness, often at the onset of illness
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A trying period or event
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The state of having doubts or apprehension about something
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A state of disapproval or feeling of unfulfillment
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A feeling that something, often of an undesirable nature, is about to happen
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A psychological, irrational or obsessive fear of (something)
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A person or thing that causes annoyance or difficulty
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The quality of being unstable
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State of excitement
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Sudden exposure to different culture
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A state of agitation or nervous excitement
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Vehemence
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Loss of nerve preventing completion of an action
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A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty
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A subject or matter that engrosses someone
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