What does the word anxiety mean?

Usage examples for anxiety

  1. For Heaven's sake, Sir, consider my anxiety, and tell me what you propose to do! – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Jonas began to be somewhat concerned, and Josey was in a state of great anxiety and fear. – Jonas on a Farm in Winter by Jacob Abbott
  3. But the anxiety of Mataafa must have been great and growing. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang