Synonyms of anxiety in English:

anxiety


See definition of anxiety

noun

1‘his anxiety grew as his messages were all left unanswered’

SYNONYMS

worry, concern, apprehension, apprehensiveness, consternation, uneasiness, unease, fearfulness, fear, disquiet, disquietude, perturbation, fretfulness, agitation, angst, nervousness, nerves, edginess, tension, tenseness, stress, misgiving, trepidation, foreboding, suspense

informal butterflies, butterflies in one's stomach, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, the jitters, the shakes, the jumps, the yips, collywobbles, jitteriness, jim-jams, twitchiness

British informal the abdabs, the screaming abdabs

Australian rhyming slang Joe Blakes

North American archaic worriment

ANTONYMS

calmness, serenity

2‘her anxiety to please’

SYNONYMS

eagerness, keenness, desire, impatience, longing, yearning