Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. anxius, fr. angere, to cause pain, choke; akin to Gr. 'a`gchein to choke. See Anger
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. anxius—ang-ĕre, to press tightly. See Anger, Anguish.
They were officiously anxious to please "Your Highness," as they christened me.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
He took the glass eagerly from the lad's hand and anxiously studied the sky in the direction indicated.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
I was anxious, however, to try my utmost, but it is impossible to retrieve lost time.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
An hour more passed by in anxious suspense; death, in its most ferocious aspect, threatening all on board.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
He went in depressed and tired, his friends watching anxiously for the result.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
In other words, I was always anxious to have him go into speculation.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
Quite the reverse, I was small and thin and I must have worn a very anxious look.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
She was particularly anxious that he be patient until satisfaction had been done him.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Don Pablo was anxious to be gone, as he knew he was not beyond the reach of pursuit.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
He was extremely anxious to learn the reason for the policeman's coming.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Anxious voices, old and weak,
Blind they know not where to seek,
"Voices Calling" by R S Ward
No longer anxious thoughts,
No longer hopes and fears,
No strife, no effort, no desire,
"Midnight" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Though doom'd through many a night
Of anxious care to roam,
It all is fair to me,
For I am going home.
"Moonlight" by Caroline Fry
Dost jeer the sweet domestic wren,
The anxious starling, too ?
I doubt you chaff the homely hen,
"To an Old Friend" by John Joy Bell
One instant in close speech
With them he doth confer:
God-sped, he hasteneth on,
That anxious traveller….
"The Three Strangers" by Walter de la Mare
'Tis a point I long to know,
Oft it causes anxious thought;
Do I love the Lord, or no?
Am I his, or am I not?
"Lovest Thou Me?" by John Newton
After watching Trent Blank and Kolt Browder throw seven no-hit innings, Baylor closer Joey Hainsfurther was anxious to finish the job.
Many Adele fans are anxiously awaiting news that she'll reschedule her cancelled 2011 Tour Dates, and hopefully getting back into the recording studio.
State voters overwhelmingly support a raise in the minimum wage but aren't so anxious to see lawmakers get a pay boost, a new poll found.
The school year has come to an end and children are anxious to enjoy some summer fun.
Canoeists and kayakers anxious to hit newly-thawed rivers and lakes across the southern part of the state should consider the potential danger of cold waters, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
My fiancé and I are recently engaged and are anxious as we plan our fall 2013 wedding.
A stressed mum means a higher risk of an anxious teenage girl - research.
That's right, zero, which is about the same amount of confidence the president is inspiring in an increasingly anxious and unhappy citizenry.
) the independent ones, not only continue to rely on their big and small wholesalers and distributors, but also are anxious to partner with them more than ever.
Anxious neighbors met last week at The General Theological Seminary in Chelsea to hear alternatives for the restoration and redevelopment of the landmarked complex of 19th-century buildings in the square block between 20th and 21st Sts.
These should be anxious times for the House of Windsor.
After a series of malfunctions, slow response time to accidents, and allegations of corruption, many South Koreans are anxious about industrial accidents, in part because of the lack of trust in public officials.
"He was taking Xanax to keep him calm and pain medication but he was terribly frightened and anxious about the upcoming surgery," said a source close to Mays.
With darting eyes and a conspiratorial whisper, an anxious Burmese merchant agreed to lead a prospective customer to the source of this newly illicit drug.
She is anxiously waiting for her forever home now that her six babies are old enough for homes of their own.
Here we ﬁrstly consider the classical cases instead of being anxious to verify this theorem.
The Level Densities of Random Matrix Unitary Ensembles and their Perturbation Invariability
It is also generally rejected in the presence of interactions for this nonlocality, so perhaps we need not become anxious thinking of this operator.
Bringing Up a Quantum Baby
Its value is slightly diminished by the fact that the author is too anxious to present his own results, even in the cases when the results of other authors are more advanced.
Anderson transition: numerical vs analytical results (comment on the review article by P.Markos cond-mat/0609580)
New measurements in this very large cell with Al plates, which together with the Cu-plate data will yield better values of a and b, are anxiously awaited.
Large scale dynamics in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
The reader may be anxious about a large uncertainty of this approximation.
The origin of dust in galaxies revisited: the mechanism determining dust content