The Correct spelling is: anxiety
Common misspellings of the word anxiety are:
How do you spell anxiety?. It is not aniety or anixety or anxeity or anxety or anxiet or anxiey or anxieyt or anxitey or anxity or axiety or axniety or naxiety or even nxiety for that matter!
n., pl. -ties.
- A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties.
- A cause of anxiety: For some people, air travel is a real anxiety.
- Psychiatry. A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.
- Eager, often agitated desire: my anxiety to make a good impression.
[Latin ÄnxietÄs, from Änxius, anxious. See anxious.]
SYNONYMS anxiety, worry, care, concern, solicitude. These nouns refer to troubled states of mind. Anxiety suggests feelings of fear and apprehension: â€œFeelings of resentment and rage over this devious form of manipulation cannot surface in the child.... At the most, he will experience feelings of anxiety, shame, insecurity, and helplessnessâ€ (Alice Miller). Worry implies persistent doubt or fear: â€œHaving come to a decision the lad felt a sense of relief from the worry that had haunted him for many sleepless nightsâ€ (Edgar Rice Burroughs). Care denotes a state of mind burdened by heavy responsibilities: The old man's face was worn with care. Concern stresses serious thought combined with emotion: â€œConcern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavorsâ€ (Albert Einstein). Solicitude is active and sometimes excessive concern for another's well-being: â€œAnimosity had given way â€¦ to worried solicitude for Lindbergh's safetyâ€ (Warren Trabant).