Anxiously Anx"ious*ly, adv. In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously. [1913 Webster]

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  • anxiously — adverb /ˈæn.ʃə In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously. He anxiously awaited the arrival of his child. <! material copied from Websters Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) …   Wiktionary

  • anxiously — adv. Anxiously is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑await, ↑enquire, ↑glance, ↑hover, ↑listen, ↑look, ↑pace, ↑peer, ↑scan, ↑wait, ↑watch …   Collocations dictionary

  • anxiously — anxious ► ADJECTIVE 1) experiencing worry or unease. 2) very eager and concerned to do something. DERIVATIVES anxiously adverb anxiousness noun. ORIGIN Latin anxius, from angere to choke …   English terms dictionary

  • anxiously — adverb with anxiety or apprehension (Freq. 7) we watched anxiously • Syn: ↑uneasily, ↑apprehensively • Derived from adjective: ↑apprehensive (for: ↑apprehensively) …   Useful english dictionary

  • anxiously — adverb see anxious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anxiously — See anxious. * * * …   Universalium

  • anxiously — Synonyms and related words: animatedly, apprehensively, avidly, breathlessly, concernedly, eagerly, enthusiastically, fretfully, impatiently, intolerantly, keenly, misgivingly, promptly, quickly, readily, restively, restlessly, solicitously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anxiously — adv. fearfully, worriedly; eagerly, zealously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anxiously — anx·ious·ly …   English syllables

  • anxiously — See: anxious …   English dictionary

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