Anxious and Calm


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Anxious adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Usage example: was anxious about the play tryouts scheduled for the following day

Calm is an antonym for anxious in topics: uneasy, eager, worried.
Nearby Words: anxiety, anxiously
Antonyms for Anxious


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Calm adjective – Free from emotional or mental agitation.
Usage example: bystanders tried to help the injured person remain calm while they waited for the ambulance to arrive

Anxious is an antonym for calm.
Nearby Words: calmness, calmed, calming, calmly
Antonyms for Calm
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Things that words describes

girl anxious girl calm girl
reaction anxious reaction calm reaction
response anxious response calm response
manner anxious manner calm manner
Other nouns: approach, character, man, woman, state, face, personality, music, song, demeanor, player.

Both words in one sentence

  • Music / Fear of Music On 77 and More Songs About Buildings and Food, the singer was needlessly anxious and uptight, and the point of many of the songs was to calm him down and reassure him that things would work out.
  • Creator / Doug Walker He also said in the Finland con that commercials do genuinely calm him down when he's feeling anxious, to the point where he has a DVD of them.
  • Everything's Better with Llamas When a deranged young woman shoots one of the group and then flees into the woods, the party's cook lures her out with food, and the soothing presence of a fluffy white llama at her campsite helps calm the anxious girl's nerves.
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