eager vs anxious

eager anxious

Definitions

  • 1) Alternative form of eagre. Tidal bore.
  • 2) Same as eagre.
  • 3) a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
  • 4) A sudden and formidable influx and surging of the tide in a high wave or waves, up a river or an estuary; a bore, as in the Severn, the Hooghly, and the Bay of Fundy.
  • 5) brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  • 6) obsolete sharp; sour; acid.
  • 7) obsolete sharp; sour; acid.
  • 8) this sense?) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
  • 9) obsolete sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  • 10) obsolete sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  • 11) obsolete Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  • 12) obsolete Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  • 13) Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement.
  • 14) obsolete Sharp; sour; acid.
  • 15) obsolete Sharp; sour; acid.
  • 16) obsolete Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  • 17) obsolete Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  • 18) having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
  • 19) Sharp; sour; acid.
  • 20) Brittle.
  • 21) Sharply inclined or anxious; sharp-set; excited by ardent desire; impatiently longing; vehement; keen: as, the soldiers were eager to engage the enemy; men are eager in the pursuit of wealth; eager spirits; eager zeal.
  • 22) Manifesting sharpness of desire or strength of feeling; marked by great earnestness: as, an eager look or manner; eager words.
  • 23) To make eager; urge; incite.
  • 24) Sharp;sour;acid.
  • 25) Synonyms Fervent, fervid, warm, glowing, zealous, forward, enthusiastic, impatient, sanguine, animated.
  • 26) Sharp; keen; biting; severe; bitter. [Obsolete or archaic.]

Definitions

  • 1) Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying;—applied to things; as, anxious labor.
  • 2) Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, especially respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense;—applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
  • 3) Earnestly desirous; as, anxious to please.
  • 4) Usage Problem Eagerly or earnestly desirous.
  • 5) Usage Problem Eagerly or earnestly desirous.
  • 6) Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety.
  • 7) Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
  • 8) Earnestly desirous.
  • 9) Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; -- applied to things.
  • 10) Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons.
  • 11) causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  • 12) eagerly desirous
  • 13) Earnestly desirous or solicitous: as, anxious to please; anxious to do right.
  • 14) Attended with, proceeding from, or manifesting solicitude or uneasiness: applied to things: as, anxious forebodings; anxious labor.
  • 15) Full of anxiety or solicitude; greatly troubled or solicitous, especially about something future or unknown; being in painful suspense: applied to persons.

Examples

  • 1) Lunch arrives fresh and cheery and bright and eager to please.
  • 2) Not surprisingly, it was the leader visibly inspiring his troops to take on armies who won the admiration of young men eager for action.
  • 3) They are pacesetters, incredibly enthusiastic, eager to learn and bring a fresh view point to an organisation.
  • 4) We are eager to sound off at the approach of anybody with a clipboard.
  • 5) Some sceptics suggest that investors are eager to look tough to head off government intervention over pay.
  • 6) It is eager to please and ready to surprise.
  • 7) She recalls waking up from the anaesthetic eager to see her new face.
  • 8) Too many players were looking for the percentage pass and too few eager to take a risk.
  • 9) He was eager to learn but was able to filter out the relevant from the superfluous.
  • 10) She is eager to look after me.
  • 11) They seemed eager to take their place in the world.
  • 12) Both sounded eager for the pleasantries to end.
  • 13) This is an interesting option for young adults eager to learn a new skill over the summer rather than simply sunbathe.
  • 14) They seemed eager to get together.
  • 15) Then they looked nervous but eager.
  • 16) He sounds surprisingly young and eager, almost boyish in his speech patterns.
  • 17) Smiling and so eager to please, they tidy up their seats before leaving the stadium.
  • 18) When we meet, he is eager to talk about the environment.
  • 19) It's a minefield for the innocent but eager to please.
  • 20) We were all exhausted from numerous matches with our host schools, but still eager to fly the flag.
  • 21) Naturally we are still eager to improve its effectiveness in patients with cancer, and we have not yet run out of ideas.
  • 22) Maeve had heard little past the word eager and then Lisa asking if they could leave early if they were finished.
  • 23) Right wingers on the board again eager to turn America's children in to hamburger without so much as a thought.
  • 24) "Under such circumstances, investors will likely remain eager to buy long-term JGBs for an extended period and the yields could extend declines," he added.
  • 25) Only a certain eager alertness showed the delight he took in her presence.
  • 26) As a one-time chimp fondler myself, I started scratching under my arms and wolfing down bananas in eager anticipation of the DWTS results show (an unprecedented display of enthusiasm!).
  • 27) If you are in eager to relieve yourself but fail to find a toilet in Wuhan, Hubei, you can ask a special toilet guide to show you the way, the Changjiang Commercial News reported.
  • 28) So eager is the country to accommodate Mr. Bush that Parliament unanimously approved a bill last month allowing “American forces to engage in any kind of operation, including the use of force, in order to provide security for the president.”
  • 29) Plucky Anna bounces back from her ordeal the next morning, so eager is she to get a Van Gogh back to the nice lady who deserves it, but a Romanian tycoon dispatches a tiny hit woman to steal the painting away.
  • 30) ‘All were extremely enthusiastic, and eager for everyone on the course to do well.’
  • 31) ‘I was fascinated to watch her plying her trade to the many young girls eager for her wares.’
  • 32) ‘I can understand that Blackburn are eager for a reply but I cannot give them my decision yet.’
  • 33) ‘A questing man eager for new experiences, his first play has just opened in Sao Paulo.’
  • 34) ‘The others were eager for his works, which sold better than those of Rembrandt in his prime.’
  • 35) ‘Pike doesn't know if she'll have a role, but she is eager for them to work together again.’
  • 36) ‘He was approached half a dozen times by reporters, all eager for an interview.’
  • 37) ‘He reminded John of an eager child, desperate to please, to prove what he had learned.’
  • 38) ‘Obviously they were unable to cope with constant handling by eager visitors.’
  • 39) ‘But Phil and his team will bring the plants back to sell to eager Swindon gardeners.’
  • 40) ‘The Leigh Centurions captain put eager children through their paces at rugby.’
  • 41) ‘People were so eager to vote that we had to bring in extra ballot boxes and thousands of ballot papers to meet the demand.’
  • 42) ‘From this point she is only too eager to turn her talent and visibility into a full time career.’
  • 43) ‘People in urgent need of money and eager to make quick profits are lured into them.’
  • 44) ‘I know that young people are eager to find their ways in a more and more open world.’
  • 45) ‘Time and again, Hendrie warned his side of the danger of being outfought by more eager opponents.’
  • 46) ‘What is it that makes her so eager to please?’
  • 47) ‘As Dr. Kramer sees it, a therapist should not be too eager to please.’
  • 48) ‘You let the phone ring twice before answering, lest you appear overly eager.’
  • 49) ‘Tim sounded eager, and he bounced from his heels to his toes.’
  • 50) ‘Kit nodded and leapt to her feet, an eager expression appearing on her face as she did so.’
  • 51) ‘Bridge leaned over and glanced at the maps with an eager expression on her face.’
  • 52) ‘Ryne flinched at the overly eager, overly loud voice that greeted his arrival back home.’

Examples

  • 1) Find a moment to tell her why you feel so anxious.
  • 2) Write a list of all the ways this boyfriend is different from earlier ones and read it when you feel anxious.
  • 3) anxious times all of a sudden.
  • 4) So why does he feel anxious?
  • 5) It must harness stories, images and emotions to appeal to people at an anxious time.
  • 6) It's easy to feel anxious about the future.
  • 7) I will always be an anxious person.
  • 8) I would just be anxious about getting ahead of ourselves.
  • 9) If they cannot go to that safe person they get anxious and try to solve problems themselves, often by running away.
  • 10) They feel anxious at times when they don't need to because they react to threats that are either unlikely or irrational.
  • 11) You can find things rather than scrabbling about and getting anxious.
  • 12) It is about conformity and feeling anxious and uncomfortable about her single status.
  • 13) He will be anxious and nervous and should not be approached.
  • 14) When you are feeling worried or anxious do you noticeably eat more as a comfort?
  • 15) Is the person so anxious about dirt that this is reflected in their brain activity?
  • 16) Do you feel tense or anxious for no good reason?
  • 17) There is something anxious about him despite all his smoothness.
  • 18) These are clearly anxious times for us.
  • 19) Think of ways of defusing anxious situations by simply doing things differently.
  • 20) Do you feel trapped or anxious when unforeseen incidents intrude on your day?
  • 21) He insisted there was no need for me to feel anxious or nervous.
  • 22) He was also a very anxious person.
  • 23) That caused you to feel anxious the following time and so set up a pattern.
  • 24) And as appointed pillars of our society they have made us feel anxious about its foundations.
  • 25) Their faces look anxious and worried.
  • 26) When we are rushed, tense and anxious we speed up ageing.
  • 27) Which makes me anxious about something else: is it worth it?
  • 28) His behaviour in class was atrocious, because he was anxious and worried.
  • 29) The flotation has been mired in controversy for the past three years and the Government is anxious to avoid a flop.
  • 30) Jack had pulled the van up against the curb and was sitting in the passenger seat, his expression anxious, his cell phone in his hand, and a wide-eyed Eerie in his lap.
  • 31) Katie stepped in front of Britt, her expression anxious.
  • 32) Katie leaned across the seat, her expression anxious.
  • 33) It gives us the English word "anxious", signalling a place that presses against you, where the walls are tight, and you might be too big to get through.
  • 34) “The door’s locked,” zh’Thiin said, her expression anxious as she regarded him, “but I don’t know how long it will keep them out.”
  • 35) The 33 miners, all of whom had spent the past 12 hours in anxious vigil gathered at the section of the tunnel where the drill bit entered, celebrated.
  • 36) ‘There is actually another group of people who are much more anxious about the outcome than any of the above.’
  • 37) ‘Now they are also edgy, anxious, fearful, often depressed and undeniably kinder.’
  • 38) ‘His anxious relatives are desperate for reassurance that he is safe.’
  • 39) ‘Those who are sensitive, nervous and anxious, with a reserved nature, are prone.’
  • 40) ‘My mother appeared to have been gone a long time and my brothers and I were anxious waiting her return.’
  • 41) ‘She is becoming nervous and anxious but there are still four people in front of her.’
  • 42) ‘The big turning point for me was when I was taking my finals and I felt so anxious and nervous.’
  • 43) ‘She looked anxious, as if waiting for the bell to toll so that she could bolt from the classroom.’
  • 44) ‘She was nervous and excited and anxious and hundreds of other things all at once.’
  • 45) ‘Instead of getting ready for bed, she returned to the chair in which she had sat, anxious, waiting for her twin to wake up.’
  • 46) ‘Johnny appears disappointed to see him, but generally nervous and anxious as well.’
  • 47) ‘Some may be anxious and nervous or may develop behaviours to avoid stimuli that remind them of past experiences.’
  • 48) ‘He seemed distressed and anxious but refused an offer to speak to someone else.’
  • 49) ‘It's different in new company - I start to get anxious and worry what they are thinking.’
  • 50) ‘They are done to scare people and to frighten them, to make them anxious and worried.’
  • 51) ‘It was unacceptable that anxious patients should wait for hours in crowded accident and emergency departments.’
  • 52) ‘The small courtyard is also crowded with anxious relatives and concerned neighbours.’
  • 53) ‘The long wait was over on Tuesday as anxious teenagers across Orkney began receiving exam results.’
  • 54) ‘My biggest personality flaw was catching up to me as I began to feel anxious and worried.’
  • 55) ‘How many times, when you hear of an approaching storm, do you get worried or anxious?’
  • 56) ‘We had a bit of an anxious moment while we looked for the area, only to happily discover it was just north of our turnoff to the east.’
  • 57) ‘However her supporters had some anxious moments before they collected their winnings.’
  • 58) ‘They began stringing the ball about in a confident fashion not witnessed during the anxious moments late last year.’
  • 59) ‘Residents have many anxious moments and it is only a matter of time before there is a serious accident.’
  • 60) ‘The next round of anxious moments will come when the engineering admission rank list is released.’
  • 61) ‘He says that while choosing a career, both students and parents will have anxious moments.’
  • 62) ‘It has also been a very anxious day for those who are trying to stop that recall election.’
  • 63) ‘In fact they gave their true blue supporters who travelled some very anxious moments.’
  • 64) ‘We repeat our thanks to counsel for their most helpful submissions in this very anxious case.’
  • 65) ‘But I can also remember that situation as such an emotional and anxious time.’
  • 66) ‘Parents began arriving at the school within an hour of the accident and many had an anxious wait to hear if their children were hurt.’
  • 67) ‘Today his family told the Daily Echo about their anxious wait for news.’
  • 68) ‘In the meantime, the family are facing an anxious wait for the next contact with their sister.’
  • 69) ‘Generations will remember the long, anxious waits for the jab to save them from the deadly smallpox virus.’
  • 70) ‘All the work and the anxious wait culminated in the final results today.’
  • 71) ‘Householders faced an anxious wait to see if their homes would be flooded.’
  • 72) ‘They faced an anxious wait to find out whether any of the orchid had survived.’
  • 73) ‘Then came an anxious wait for these times to be compared with the others before.’
  • 74) ‘Meanwhile, with the independent schools application results due out any day, parents face an anxious wait.’
  • 75) ‘I would imagine his recovery process has been a long and anxious wait for them.’
  • 76) ‘You can't look up anymore, only down at the ground, anxious to avoid a similar encounter.’
  • 77) ‘Both are anxious to avoid a house price and consumer spending crash.’
  • 78) ‘As children, when my brother Bob and I were anxious to avoid doing our homework, we'd fly round to her house.’
  • 79) ‘The council is anxious to avoid British government interference in the project as it could delay it further.’
  • 80) ‘The three parties are anxious to avoid political turmoil to keep local government stability in the town.’
  • 81) ‘Universities themselves seem anxious to avoid misrepresentation in this area.’
  • 82) ‘What we are most anxious to avoid, however, is that that becomes a superstructure.’
  • 83) ‘At that point, the government backed down, anxious to avoid further diplomatic damage.’
  • 84) ‘She prefers independent travel and is anxious to avoid busy resorts fulls of couples and families.’
  • 85) ‘Individuals anxious to avoid making a capital loss sell for a lower price than they would otherwise do.’
  • 86) ‘He is anxious to avoid having them added to a portfolio as an exclusively commercial asset.’
  • 87) ‘He said they were anxious to promote the development of the concert hall.’
  • 88) ‘Grim-faced shepherds swing heavy cudgels, anxious to be clear of the road where horns blare impatiently.’
  • 89) ‘And above all a population keen, eager, anxious even to embrace their visitors.’
  • 90) ‘Nevertheless, when he did play there was no keener performer on the field, nor one more anxious to do well for his side.’
  • 91) ‘There was evidence that he was anxious to give up work because of concerns about his health.’
  • 92) ‘I was anxious to do something with my son that was honest, that revealed both of us.’
  • 93) ‘The question is are we going to exhaust those options, we're not anxious to do that.’
  • 94) ‘His relatives are anxious that this decision and the incident are not repeated.’
  • 95) ‘The Social Services are anxious that women in such situations should know that help is available.’
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