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anxiety
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
nervousness or worry
  • He had a healthy colour in his cheeks, and his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety.
    1.4 — The Preparation (14% in)
  • But, by this time she trembled under such strong emotion, and her face expressed such deep anxiety, and, above all, such dread and terror, that Mr. Lorry felt it incumbent on him to speak a word or two of reassurance.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (82% in)
  • You anticipate what I would say, though you cannot know how earnestly I say it, how earnestly I feel it, without knowing my secret heart, and the hopes and fears and anxieties with which it has long been laden.
    2.10 — Two Promises (35% in)
  • You, devoted and young, cannot fully appreciate the anxiety I have felt that your life should not be wasted—
    2.17 — One Night (23% in)
  • If he appeared to be in his customary state of mind, Mr. Lorry would then cautiously proceed to seek direction and guidance from the opinion he had been, in his anxiety, so anxious to obtain.
    2.19 — An Opinion (13% in)
  • How much of the incompleteness of his situation was referable to her father, through the painful anxiety to avoid reviving old associations of France in his mind, he did not discuss with himself.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (86% in)
  • Is there"—it was the good creature's way to affect to make light of anything that was a great anxiety with them all, and to come at it in this chance manner—"is there any prospect yet, of our getting out of this place?"
    3.7 — A Knock at the Door (59% in)
  • Mr. Lorry's eyes gradually sought the fire; his sympathy with his darling, and the heavy disappointment of his second arrest, gradually weakened them; he was an old man now, overborne with anxiety of late, and his tears fell.
    3.9 — The Game Made (23% in)
  • At the appointed hour, he emerged from it to present himself in Mr. Lorry's room again, where he found the old gentleman walking to and fro in restless anxiety.
    3.12 — Darkness (46% in)

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