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Noun anxiety has 2 senses
  1. anxiety, anxiousness - a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders
    --1 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
    --1 has particulars:
     castration anxiety; hypochondria, hypochondriasis; overanxiety; panic, scare
  2. anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars:
     discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disconcertment; worry, trouble; concern, care, fear; anxiousness, disquiet; insecurity; edginess, uneasiness, inquietude, disquietude; sinking, sinking feeling; scruple, qualm, misgiving; jitteriness, jumpiness, nervousness, restiveness; Angst
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