As much as she wants Four, she anxiously awaits the physical intimacy that this desire is pushing her towards.
For three days, people in the nearby town of Greymouth have anxiously awaited news of the rescue.
As she was anxiously awaiting her open-carry permit, she began shopping for a purse that would fit her weapon.
We are always in a hurry for closure, anxiously watching the minutes tick away.
She had been there as my mother and I sat with him around the clock, sleeping by his bedside, anxiously checking his vitals.
Alexandra watched him anxiously; the cold was bitter enough on the ground.
She put her arm within his, and anxiously inquired whether he was not unwell.
The approach of the frigate was anxiously watched from the decks of the prizes.
The yacht was headed in that direction, and anxiously did Levi watch the chase.
Josephine anxiously ran her eye over the record of the executions, and found the name of her husband in the fatal list.
1620s, from Latin anxius "solicitous, uneasy, troubled in mind" (also "causing anxiety, troublesome"), from angere, anguere "choke, squeeze," figuratively "torment, cause distress" (see anger (v.)). The same image is in Serbo-Croatian tjeskoba "anxiety," literally "tightness, narrowness." Related: Anxiously; anxiousness.