Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being over-anxious; excessive anxiety.
- n. Excessive anxiety.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The state of being overanxious; excessive anxiety.
- n. excessive anxiety
- over- + anxiety (Wiktionary)
“I can explain it in no way than by assuming that it is due to overanxiety to do the correct thing.”
“The only fear is test in our overanxiety we give them a degree of independence for which they are unfit, thereby inviting reaction and disaster.”
“Clyde had often wondered during the summer if the responsibility of so many girls had not been too much of a tax on her mother's strength and patience, but her letters had been so cheerful, so uncomplaining, that she had tried to put the thought out of her mind, attributing it to overanxiety.”
“Perhaps it is the inevitable result of my overanxiety to understand.”
“ If this dream has been occasioned by overanxiety and weakness, the contrary may be expected.”
“The overanxiety on the father's part irritated the boy.”
“The only fear is lest in our overanxiety we give them a degree of independence for which they are unfit, thereby inviting reaction and disaster.”
“You then investigate the situation, talk with your salesperson at length, and determine that the customer’s complaint is a by-product of overanxiety about finances.”
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