Anxiety and Misgiving


Anxiety noun - An uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble.
Usage example: Dorothy's anxiety about her brother's operation kept her awake all night

Misgiving is a synonym for anxiety in worry topic. In some cases you can use "Misgiving" instead a noun "Anxiety", when it comes to topics like feeling, uneasiness. popular alternative

Nearby Word: anxious


Misgiving noun - A feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something.
Usage example: I had misgivings about the alleged victim's story, but I was afraid to speak up

Anxiety is a synonym for misgiving in feeling topic. You can use "Anxiety" instead a noun "Misgiving", if it concerns topics such as trepidation, uncertainty, unease. popular alternative

Nearby Word: misgiven

How words are described

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