1. n тревога, беспокойство, боязнь; страх

slight anxiety — лёгкое беспокойство

witless with anxiety — сходящий с ума от беспокойства

distracted with anxiety — снедаемый беспокойством

he was stewed up with anxiety — его мучила тревога

anxiety syndrome — симптомы при состоянии тревоги

her anxiety heightened — её беспокойство росло

2. n мед. патологическое состояние тревоги, беспричинного страха; чувство мучительного беспокойства

feeling anxiety — испытывание тревоги

heightened anxiety — устранил тревогу

experience anxiety — испытывать тревогу

free-floating anxiety — смутная тревога

heightening anxiety — устранение тревоги

3. n обыкн. неприятности, заботы

all these anxieties made him look pale and thin — после всех пережитых им волнений он побледнел и похудел

to shift off a load of anxiety — сбросить бремя забот

4. n страстное желание; стремление, рвение

anxiety for knowledge — жажда знаний, стремление к знаниям

Синонимический ряд:
1. care (noun) angst; care; concern; concernment; disquiet; disquietude; perturbation; solicitude; trouble; unease; uneasiness; worry
2. distress (noun) apprehension; consternation; distress; dread; fear; misgiving; pain; sorrow; suspense; tension; trepidation
3. eagerness (noun) eagerness; enthusiasm; fervor; fervour; zeal
Антонимический ряд:
calmness; carelessness; certainty; confidence; contentedness; contentment; ease; peace; security

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "anxiety" в других словарях:

  • Anxiety —    Anxiety and phobic thinking may be normal emotions, distinct clusters of symptoms ( syndromes *), or diseases in the sense of distinct illness entities.    In psychoanalysis, anxiety is used as a theoretical term, the presumed unconscious… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • Anxiety UK — (formerly the National Phobics Society[1]) is a UK national registered charity formed 30 years ago for those affected by anxiety disorders. It is a user led organisation, run by sufferers and ex sufferers of anxiety disorders. The NPS is the… …   Wikipedia

  • anxiety — (n.) 1520s, from L. anxietatem (nom. anxietas) anguish, anxiety, solicitude, noun of quality from anxius (see ANXIOUS (Cf. anxious)). Psychiatric use dates to 1904. Age of Anxiety is from Auden s poem (1947). For anxiety, distress, Old English… …   Etymology dictionary

  • anxiety — [aŋ zī′ə tē] n. pl. anxieties [L anxietas < anxius, ANXIOUS] 1. a state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event 2. Psychiatry an abnormal state like this, characterized by a… …   English World dictionary

  • Anxiety — Anx*i e*ty, n.; pl. {Anxieties}. [L. anxietas, fr. anxius: cf. F. anxi[ e]t[ e]. See {Anxious}.] 1. Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anxiety — index apprehension (fear), burden, concern (interest), consternation, distress (anguish), dist …   Law dictionary

  • anxiety — worry, *care, concern, solicitude Analogous words: *distress, suffering, misery: *fear, dread, alarm, panic: *apprehension, foreboding, misgiving: doubt, *uncertainty, mistrust Antonyms: security Contra …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • anxiety — [n] worry, tension all overs*, angst, ants in pants*, apprehension, botheration*, butterflies*, care, cold sweat*, concern, creeps*, disquiet, disquietude, distress, doubt, downer*, drag*, dread, fidgets*, flap*, foreboding, fretfulness, fuss,… …   New thesaurus

  • anxiety — ► NOUN (pl. anxieties) ▪ an anxious feeling or state …   English terms dictionary

  • Anxiety — For other uses, see Anxiety (disambiguation). Anxiety A marble bust of the Roman Emperor Decius from the Capitoline Museum. This portrait conveys an impression of anxiety and weariness, as of a man shouldering heavy [state] responsibilities …   Wikipedia

  • anxiety — /ang zuy i tee/, n., pl. anxieties. 1. distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune: He felt anxiety about the possible loss of his job. 2. earnest but tense desire; eagerness: He had a keen anxiety to succeed in his work …   Universalium


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