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anxiety (Englisch)[Bearbeiten]

Substantiv[Bearbeiten]

Singular

Plural

the anxiety

the anxieties

Worttrennung:

anx·i·e·ty, Plural: anx·i·e·ties

Aussprache:

IPA: [œŋ̩zaɪətɪ], Plural: [œŋ̩zaɪətɪs]
Hörbeispiele: Lautsprecherbild amerikanisch (Info), Plural:

Bedeutungen:

[1] Angst, Besorgnis
[2] Angstgefühl, Beklemmung
[3] starkes Bestreben

Synonyme:

[1] angst, worry, anxiousness
[2] fearfulness

Beispiele:

[1] "As the clock on the mantelpiece struck eleven, Sir Percival knocked at the door, and came in. There was suppressed anxiety and agitation in every line of his face."[1]
[1, 2] "In most discussions of anxiety it is customary to distinguish between anxiety and fear … According to this widely accepted view, fear is caused by a threatening and dangerous factor, which lends itself to definition and identification in "objective reality", whereas anxiety arises owing to the operation of psychic factors and forces which have no definite correlates in outer reality."[2]
[3] "Great Speech of Mr. Douglas on the Harper's Ferry Invasion—Anxiety to hear him—His Speeches in Reply to Senators Fessenden, Jeff. Davis, and Seward—The Caucus of Senators—Their Utopian Platform."[3]

Redewendungen:

to be anxious to please. - sich große/alle Mühe geben.

Charakteristische Wortkombinationen:

chronic anxiety

Wortbildungen:

anxious - ängstlich, besorgt
anxiety state - Angstzustand

Übersetzungen[Bearbeiten]

Referenzen und weiterführende Informationen:
[1] Englischer Wikipedia-Artikel „anxiety
[1, 2] Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary „anxiety
[1, 2] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „anxiety
[1–3] Dictionary.com Englisch-Englisches Wörterbuch, Thesaurus und Enzyklopädie „anxiety
[1–3] PONS Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „anxiety
[1–3] dict.cc Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „anxiety
[1–3] LEO Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „anxiety

Quellen:

  1. Wilkie Collins; The woman in white, Band 1; 1860
  2. Carl Frankenstein; Structural Factors in the Anxiety of the Child
  3. Henry Martyn Flint; Life of Stephen A. Douglas, United States senator from Illinois: With his most important speeches and reports; 1860