Definition of Anxiousness

1. Noun. (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic.

2. Noun. A feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments.
Exact synonyms: Disquiet
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Derivative terms: Anxious, Disquiet

Definition of Anxiousness

1. n. The quality of being anxious; great solicitude; anxiety.

Definition of Anxiousness

1. Noun. The state of being anxious. ¹

2. Noun. A feeling of anxiety. ¹

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Definition of Anxiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anxiousness

anxiety neurosis
anxiety reaction
anxiety syndrome
anxiety tension state
anxiolytic drug
anxious delirium
anxiousness (current term)
any-and-all bid
any and all
any longer
any minute now
any more
any nook or cranny
any nooks or crannies
any old
any old(a)

Literary usage of Anxiousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Analytical Therapeutics: Volume I by Constantine Hering (1875)
"Precordial anxiousness with pressing in forehead, heat, red face, and violent thirst till evening: Platin.; as if the top of head would burst, with heat and ..."

2. Natures of Mankind Psychology by Jerold Reed, Linda Reed, Linda Reed (2006)
"It is a combination of thoughts that can reflect anxiousness, worry about; care for, and concern about. It is a "mental process." Anxiety is not something ..."

3. Special Therapeutics According to Homoeopathic Principles by Franz Hartmann (1857)
"Apprehensive anxiousness of heart, and deadly anxiousness. Dread of seeing others taken ill ... Great anxiousness, with dread of evil or great indifference. ..."

4. The Chronic Diseases, Their Specific Nature and Their Homeopathic Treatment by Samuel Hahnemann, Charles J Hempel (1846)
"anxiousness as if coming from the epigastrium. anxiousness, with many sighs, ... anxiousness, with great apprehension of the future, greatest at 6 o'clock ..."

5. The Yoga-system of Patañjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man : an Interpretation by Patañjali, Vyāsa, Vācaspatimiśra (1914)
"Every one has the experience of anxiousness ; it is permeated by aversion and is dependent ... For this reason it is called the painfulness of anxiousness. ..."

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