anxiously

All Adverb
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  • He was standing anxiously near the door when she returned to the room. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • Certain that they had heard their mother, they were now anxiously looking for her. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • So the question was again anxiously asked who had last seen him. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • He raised himself high up and looked anxiously round for a moment. Cited from The Dog Crusoe and his Master, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Every person on board was watching anxiously to see what he would do. Cited from The Missing Ship, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • She was anxiously looking here and there as if in search of something. Cited from Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers, by David Corey
  • Still, he anxiously put off the evil hour as long as possible. Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I now waited more anxiously than before for the return of the party. Cited from The Loss of the Royal George, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She handed him the letter and watched his face anxiously while he read it. Cited from Mary Rose of Mifflin, by Frances R. Sterrett
  • "Do you notice anything different about me?" she asked anxiously of them all. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • We were all anxiously looking out for the appearance of the captain. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • We now all stood anxiously watching to see what would next occur. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Is not this the moment to which we have all been anxiously looking forward for more than two years? Cited from The Log of the Flying Fish, by Harry Collingwood
  • I dare say we shall find him looking out for us anxiously. Cited from Gil the Gunner, by George Manville Fenn
  • He watched her anxiously for she was most dear to his suddenly constant heart. Cited from A Son of the City, by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • Most anxiously did we look out for the day which appeared to us as if it never would break. Cited from Peter Simple, by Frederick Marryat
  • They were watched anxiously from the fort until they were out of sight. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • A child was anxiously expected after seven years of her parents' marriage.
  • He looked back anxiously to see that I was close to him. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • But we waited anxiously for quite an hour before the man we had sent came back. Cited from Charge!, by George Manville Fenn
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Meaning of anxiously

  • adverb With anxiety or apprehension
    we watched anxiously