Anxious and Uptight

Anxious

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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

Uptight is a synonym for anxious in worried topic. In some cases you can use "Uptight" instead an adjective "Anxious". informal substitute
Nearby Words: anxiety, anxiously
Synonyms for Anxious

Uptight

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Uptight adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Usage example: he has a tendency to fret and get uptight whenever his usual routine is disrupted

Anxious is a synonym for uptight in nervous topic. You can use "Anxious" instead an adjective "Uptight". popular alternative
Synonyms for Uptight

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  • 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.
  • She also grew less anxious and uptight about perfection and hyper-organization, and became more rational and level-headed.
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