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anxiety
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Crime and Punishment
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  • All day Sonia had been waiting for him in terrible anxiety.
  • He was crushed by poverty, but the anxieties of his position had of late ceased to weigh upon him.
  • As for getting the axe, that trifling business cost him no anxiety, for nothing could be easier.
  • ’From anxiety.’
  • ’What anxiety?’
  • It was evident that the carriage belonged to a rich and important person who was awaiting it somewhere; the police, of course, were in no little anxiety to avoid upsetting his arrangements.
  • Anxiety, cries of horror, moans….
  • "Good heavens, Dounia, what is going to happen?" said Pulcheria Alexandrovna, addressing her daughter with anxiety and dismay.
  • They walked along in silence and only when they were close to Raskolnikov’s lodgings, Razumihin broke the silence in considerable anxiety.
  • Pulcheria Alexandrovna showed marked anxiety, and all indeed expected something particular.
  • Dounia smiled and held out her hand, but the look of anxiety did not leave her face.
  • And it’s no anxiety to me, his running about the town free!
  • But though Avdotya Romanovna shared her anxiety, and was not of timorous disposition, she could not see the glowing light in his eyes without wonder and almost alarm.
  • Excuse the natural anxiety of a practical law-abiding citizen, but couldn’t they adopt a special uniform, for instance, couldn’t they wear something, be branded in some way?
  • Her hair had begun to grow grey and thin, there had long been little crow’s foot wrinkles round her eyes, her cheeks were hollow and sunken from anxiety and grief, and yet it was a handsome face.
  • There’s no need for such anxiety, however; the masses will scarcely ever admit this right, they punish them or hang them (more or less), and in doing so fulfil quite justly their conservative vocation.
  • Here…. having so to speak anxieties of my own, I cannot do more….
  • Though Pulcheria Alexandrovna felt that the young man was really too eccentric and pinched her hand too much, in her anxiety over her Rodya she looked on his presence as providential, and was unwilling to notice all his peculiarities.
  • But all this continual anxiety and agony of mind could not but affect him.
  • Strange to say, none would have believed it perhaps, but he only felt a faint vague anxiety about his immediate future.
  • Another, much more important anxiety tormented him—it concerned himself, but in a different, more vital way.
  • He went out, leaving Sonia in a state of wondering anxiety and vague apprehension.
  • Don’t leave her at all; I left her in a state of anxiety, that she is not fit to bear; she will die or go out of her mind.
  • Vague and objectless anxiety in the present, and in the future a continual sacrifice leading to nothing—that was all that lay before him.
  • According to his observations the patient’s illness was due partly to his unfortunate material surroundings during the last few months, but it had partly also a moral origin, "was, so to speak, the product of several material and moral influences, anxieties, apprehensions, troubles, certain ideas…. and so on."
  • And the hopeless misery and anxiety of all that time, especially of the last hours, had weighed so heavily upon him that he positively clutched at the chance of this new unmixed, complete sensation.
  • I will put those two little ones and Polenka into some good orphan asylum, and I will settle fifteen hundred roubles to be paid to each on coming of age, so that Sofya Semyonovna need have no anxiety about them.
  • Even if I had lingered on like that, in ten or twelve years I might (with luck) hope to be some sort of teacher or clerk with a salary of a thousand roubles" (he repeated it as though it were a lesson) "and by that time my mother would be worn out with grief and anxiety and I could not succeed in keeping her in comfort while my sister…. well, my sister might well have fared worse!
  • In spite of her continual anxiety that the dishes should be passed round correctly and that everyone should taste them, in spite of the agonising cough which interrupted her every minute and seemed to have grown worse during the last few days, she hastened to pour out in a half whisper to Raskolnikov all her suppressed feelings and her just indignation at the failure of the dinner, interspersing her remarks with lively and uncontrollable laughter at the expense of her visitors and…
  • No, I didn’t see them," Raskolnikov answered slowly, as though ransacking his memory, while at the same instant he was racking every nerve, almost swooning with anxiety to conjecture as quickly as possible where the trap lay and not to overlook anything.
  • "Your attitude to crime is pretty clear to me now, but…. excuse me for my impertinence (I am really ashamed to be worrying you like this), you see, you’ve removed my anxiety as to the two grades getting mixed, but…. there are various practical possibilities that make me uneasy!

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  • She suffers from more than the usual pre-test anxiety.
  • It is a vicious cycle in which worry leads to a drop in the stock market and the drop in the stock market leads to increased anxiety.

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