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anxiety
used in Frankenstein

8 uses
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Definition
nervousness or worry
  • She had at first yielded to our entreaties, but when she heard that the life of her favourite was menaced, she could no longer control her anxiety.
    Chapter 3 (6% in)
  • But my enthusiasm was checked by my anxiety, and I appeared rather like one doomed by slavery to toil in the mines, or any other unwholesome trade than an artist occupied by his favourite employment.
    Chapter 4 (95% in)
  • With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet.
    Chapter 5 (1% in)
  • I have written myself into better spirits, dear cousin; but my anxiety returns upon me as I conclude.
    Chapter 6 (47% in)
  • I exclaimed, when I had read her letter: "I will write instantly and relieve them from the anxiety they must feel."
    Chapter 6 (50% in)
  • Depart to your home and commence your labours; I shall watch their progress with unutterable anxiety; and fear not but that when you are ready I shall appear.
    Chapter 17 (76% in)
  • I felt as if I was about the commission of a dreadful crime and avoided with shuddering anxiety any encounter with my fellow creatures.
    Chapter 20 (67% in)
  • I shut up, as well as I could, in my own heart the anxiety that preyed there and entered with seeming earnestness into the plans of my father, although they might only serve as the decorations of my tragedy.
    Chapter 22 (76% in)

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