anxiously anxiously  /ˈæŋk ʃəs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with anxiety or apprehension

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Around that narrow hole, a community rallied to the first radio call for help, and a nation anxiously waited for word of the lost child.
  2. He neither smoked nor drank, prayed five times a day, and was anxiously concerned with the welfare of his subjects.
  3. Caught in the middle, as always, battered Lebanon waited anxiously for others to settle its fate.

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    Mike Trout's family sat mere inches from their TV screen, glued to the action and anxiously... - 12:21 am
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    Mike Trout's family sat mere inches from their TV screen, glued to the action and anxiously... - 12:21 am
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  3. Dig Into Reading This Summer

    With the end of the school year in sight, many students are anxiously awaiting the summer months. While spending time by the pool, fishing, and playing outdoors may be at the top of their to-do list, there’s one thing students should do to keep their skills honed and their minds sharp - read. Continue reading ? The post Dig Into Reading This Summer appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

Quotes

  1. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, said in a statement he was "very sorry to hear that Sen. Kennedy has taken ill and, like millions of Americans, Cindy and I anxiously await word of his condition."
    on May 17, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CNN

  2. "The whole world is waiting anxiously to see what this report will indicate," Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari told reporters. "I personally believe that this report would not provide any magical solutions or provide any instant answers to the...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: Forbes

  3. President Obama has issued a statement to say, "Michelle and I would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives during this horrible flash flood, and we offer our prayers for those who anxiously...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Only Kent (blog)

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