1. Préoccupé. Avoir l'air soucieux.
2. Attentif ŕ. Ętre soucieux de son image.
ETYM Latin anxius, from angere to cause pain, choke; akin to Greek agchein to choke. Related to Anger.
1. Causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; SYN. nervous, uneasy, unquiet.
2. Mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried; SYN. apprehensive.
3. (Colloquial) Eagerly desirous; SYN. dying.
ETYM AS. cearful.
1. Cautiously attentive; SYN. heedful.
2. Exercising caution or showing care or attention.
3. (Archaic) Full of cares or anxiety.
4. Mindful of the future in spending money; SYN. thrifty.
5. With care and dignity; SYN. deliberate, measured.
1. Feeling or showing worry or solicitude.
2. Involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; SYN. interested.
3. In relation (or in regard) to; especially as in the phrases.
4. Culpably involved; SYN. implicated.
ETYM See Fret.
Habitually complaining; SYN. querulous, whiney, whining, whiny.
ETYM For wishful; perhaps influenced by wistly, which is probably corrupted from Old Eng. wisly certainly (from Icel. viss certain, akin to Eng. wit). Related to Wish.
Full of longing or unfulfilled desire; SYN. yearning.