What does the word anxious mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Worrying; distressing.

Usage examples for anxious

  1. Were you very anxious about me last night, father? – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. But he was anxious to know what he wanted. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. I hope you have not been anxious? – Who? by Elizabeth Kent