Anxious - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 16/09/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Anxious.

5 letter answer(s) to anxious

ANTSY
  1. nervous and unable to relax; "a constant fretful stamping of hooves"; "a restless child"
JUMPY
  1. causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"
  2. being in a tense state
NERVY
  1. showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers"
  2. being in a tense state
  3. offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
TENSE
  1. become tense, nervous, or uneasy; "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"
  2. increase the tension on; "alternately relax and tense your calf muscle"; "tense the rope manually before tensing the spring"
  3. become stretched or tense or taut;
  4. taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings"
  5. pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
  6. in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
  7. cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
  8. a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

12 letter answer(s) to anxious

APPREHENSIVE
  1. in fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"
  2. mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"
  3. quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

7 letter answer(s) to anxious

FRAUGHT
  1. filled with or attended with; "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"
  2. marked by distress; "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"
NERVOUS
  1. unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
  2. excited in anticipation
  3. easily agitated; "a nervous addict"; "a nervous thoroughbred"
  4. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
  5. of or relating to the nervous system; "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"
ON EDGE
  1. Uptight
  2. nervously excited
WORRIED
  1. be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
  2. mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; "apprehensive about her job"; "not used to a city and worried about small things"; "felt apprehensive about the consequences"
  3. afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"
  4. pestered
  5. touch or rub constantly; "The old man worried his beads"
  6. lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"
  7. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
  8. be concerned with; "I worry about my grades"
  9. be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

6 letter answer(s) to anxious

ONEDGE
UNEASY
  1. relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
  2. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers"
  3. lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group"
  4. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest; "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"
  5. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"

9 letter answer(s) to anxious

PERTURBED
  1. throw into great confusion or disorder; "Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt"
  2. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
  3. cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull; "The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
  4. disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom; "The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"
  5. thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)

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