anxiety
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anxiety(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (distress)
a. la ansiedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She had an anxiety attack and was taken to the hospital.Le dio un ataque de ansiedad y la llevaron al hospital.
b. la preocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The social worker told me how to manage my anxiety. El trabajador social me dijo cómo puedo manejar mi preocupación.
2. (eagerness)
a. la ansia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her anxiety intensified as her due date neared.Su ansia se intensificaba a medida que llegaba su fecha de espera.
b. el afán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In his anxiety for getting there on time, he crashed the car against a tree.En su afán por llegar a tiempo, chocó el carro contra un árbol.
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anxiety
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (worry, concern)
a. la preocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (anguish, impatience)
a. la ansiedad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
her behavior has been the cause of great anxietysu comportamiento ha causado gran preocupación
3. (eagerness)
a. el ansia f, afán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in her anxiety not to offend…en su afán por no ofender…
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anxiety [æŋˈzaɪətɪ]
noun
1 (concern) preocupación (f); inquietud (f)
he expressed his anxieties about the future expresó su preocupación or inquietud por el futuro; we've had a lot of anxiety over the children's health hemos estado muy preocupados por la salud de los niños
let's discuss these anxieties
it is a great anxiety to me me preocupa mucho
2 (keenness) ansia (f); afán (m)
anxiety to do sth ansia or afán de hacer algo; in his anxiety to leave, he forgot his case estaba tan ansioso por irse que olvidó su maleta
3 (Med) (Psychology and Psychiatry) ansiedad (f); angustia (f)
modifier
anxiety attack (n) ataque (m) de ansiedad
to have an anxiety attack she has frequent anxiety attacks
anxiety neurosis (n) neurosis (f) de ansiedad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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