The patient has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
It's a new drug that has proven effective in treating anxiety neurosis.
Mary has stopped driving because of her unpredictable anxiety attacks.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: refers to a subject's internal state
He felt a surge of anxiety upon entering the building.
Sally is feeling some anxiety about her orals tomorrow.
My anxieties about meeting his parents proved groundless.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
NOTE: occurs with the infinitive -> X's anxiety to-V
The housekeeper's eager anxiety to please began to irritate the visitors.
His anxiety to smoke a cigarette was plain to see.
She tried to conceal her anxiety to have everyone take their seat and stop talking.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b
NOTE: refers to something BEING the cause of worry
NOTE: X BE anxiety, not an internal state (Sense 2)
Her sickly child was a constant anxiety for the woman.
Liquids that can be combined into explosives are one more anxiety for airport security.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1c
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)