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anxiety
used in Me Before You

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Definition
nervousness or worry
  • I knew the real reason for Dad's anxiety.
    p. 12.7
  • Dad lived in a constant state of anxiety about his job at the fumiture factory.
    p. 12.8
  • I realized that the anxiety that had held me in its grip all day was slowly ebbing away with every one of Will's comments.
    p. 96.2
  • It made sense of everything, after all—Mrs. Traynor's anxiety that I shouldn't leave Will alone for very long, his antipathy to having me there, the fact that for large stretches of time I didn't feel like I was doing anything useful at all.
    p. 116.5
  • I could see him studying me, perhaps conscious of the new lines around my eyes, the way my mouth seemed set these days into a thin line of anxiety.
    p. 121.9
  • Mum, luckily, was holding a casserole dish, which absolved her of the same anxiety.
    p. 193.7
  • She was rigid with anxiety.
    p. 194.9
  • And yet, there was something else in her expression when she spoke; something that, alongside the grief and the anger and the anxiety and the exhaustion, told of a deep, deep relief.
    p. 223.7
  • Keeping Will's plan from my family had been one thing—I was good at keeping secrets from my parents (it's one of the things we learn while growing up, after all)—but coping with the anxiety by myself was something else entirely.
    p. 260.3
  • I realized I didn't feel any better for having told her, to have passed my own heightened anxiety on to her—but what choice did I have?
    p. 263.3
  • At home, I couldn't shake this feeling of anxiety.
    p. 265.3
  • As for me, as my anxiety about Will's health began to ebb, I slowly began to suspect that I was actually in paradise.
    p. 348.2
  • I didn't tell him what I had decided on the first day, when we checked in, my stomach knotted with anxiety, already calculating how many days I had until the return home.
    p. 350.4
  • I stared at the television screen and, with every mile that we flew toward home, I felt my heart grow heavier, my anxiety greater.
    p. 367.8

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