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English definition of “anxiety”

anxiety

noun [U] (MEDICAL CONDITION)    /æŋˈzaɪ.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
a medical condition in which you always feel frightened and worried : He has helped patients suffering from anxiety, depression , and eating disorders . an anxiety disorder / attack Mental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of anxiety noun (MEDICAL CONDITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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