What is another word for anxious?

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Adjective
Feeling or showing worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome
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“To say that I was anxious would have been an understatement given what was at stake.”
Adjective
Very eager or concerned to do something or for something to happen
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“The clock was ticking, and I was anxious to get started before time ran out.”
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Characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
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“Bolt tore a hamstring muscle while competing, sending an anxious gasp throughout the sporting world.”
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Consumed by stress, worry or anxiety
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Causing mental or emotional stress
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Potentially violent or dangerous, especially of a situation
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Desirous
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Watchful, especially for danger or disorder
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Characterized by or showing interest or concern
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Clingy or clinging
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Inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
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Adjective
Busy; mentally caught up in something
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In suspense
Adverb
In a state of high anticipation
Adverb
Insistently
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