Anxiety : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Noun )

We waited with anxiety for the news of her safe arrival.


1. Restlessness

2. Apprehension

3. Disquiet

4. Dread

5. Worry

6. Misgiving

7. Foreboding

8. Uneasiness

9. Concern

Contextual Examples:

I do not know why he is feeling the intense form of restlessness.

It is only an apprehension that he may not come today as he promised.

The news about the death of his father gave him disquiet.

The moment the news that he was not selected for the army reached him, a sense of uneasiness crept in him.

The misgivings about the wellbeing of the Minister are still alive.


1. Assurance

2. Calmness

3. Composure

4. Confidence

5. Ace

6. Security

7. Quietude

8. Equanimity

Contextual Examples:

There is no assurance that he will marry your daughter.

The calmness prevailed among the students was disturbed by the news that the Principal of the college dismissed a student.

There is security for the postmen who travel a long distance to deliver letters.

The quietude that prevails in a forest can be seen anywhere else.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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