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Definition of Anxiety

Anxiety

  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.
  2. Eager desire.
  3. A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.

Anxiety Quotations

Physical comforts cannot subdue mental suffering, and if we look closely, we can see that those who have many possessions are not necessarily happy. In fact, being wealthy often brings even more anxiety.
Dalai Lama

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
Henry Ward Beecher

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
Charles Spurgeon

Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anais Nin

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
Grenville Kleiser
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Anxiety Translations

anxiety in Italian is fastidio
anxiety in Latin is sollicitudo, metus, sollicitudo
anxiety in Norwegian is engstelse, uro

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