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anxiety

noun [C/U]  /æŋˈzɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
an uncomfortable feeling of worry about something that is happening or might happen, or a cause of this: [U] For many children, every new school year causes anxiety. [C] Don’t you have any fears or anxieties about middle age?
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