Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
- Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
- Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety: spent an anxious night waiting for the test results.
- Usage Problem Eagerly or earnestly desirous.