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 (ō′vər-ăngk′shəs, -ăng′shəs)
Anxious to an excessive degree.

o′ver·anx·i′e·ty (-ăng-zī′ĭ-tē), o′ver·anx′ious·ness (-ăngk′shəs-nĭs, -ăng′-) n.
o′ver·anx′ious·ly adv.
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an excessive or abnormal level of anxiety
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Noun1.overanxiety - excessive anxiety
anxiety, anxiousness - (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
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