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anxiety
used in Catch-22

6 uses
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Definition
nervousness or worry
  • Censoring the envelopes had serious repercussions, produced a ripple of anxiety on some ethereal military echelon that floated a C.I.D. man back into the ward posing as a patient.
    Chapter 1 — The Texan (20% in)
  • Yossarian bounded up with a one-syllable cry that crackled with anxiety and provided the only rational explanation for the whole mysterious phenomenon of the flak at Bologna: Orr!
    Chapter 15 — Piltchard & Wren (83% in)
  • The fact that there were thousands of men his own age and older who had not even attained the rank of major enlivened him with foppish delight in his own remarkable worth; on the other hand, the fact that there were men of his own age and younger who were already generals contaminated him with an agonizing sense of failure and made him gnaw at his fingernails with an unappeasable anxiety that was even more intense than Hungry Joe's.
    Chapter 19 — Colonel Cathcart (6% in)
  • Milo's face clouded almost as abruptly, and his spirits descended into a state of sad anxiety.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (92% in)
  • A shadow of anxiety crossed his face.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (27% in)
  • You have deep-seated survival anxieties.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (84% in)

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