What part of speech is “anxious”

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an adjective is a word used to modify or describe a noun or pronoun. In the case of 'anxious,' it is used to describe a person who is feeling uneasy or nervous about something.

an adjective is most often placed before the noun or pronoun it is modifying. When the adjective is used to describe a general feeling or state of being, it typically follows a linking verb, such as 'to be,' 'to seem,' and 'to become'.

1. Thomas was anxious about the outcome of his job interview.

2. My sister looks anxious when she's preparing for a test.

3. We were all anxious to learn the results of the election.

when using 'anxious' in a sentence, it is important to remember that the word describes a feeling of being nervous and uneasy, rather than excited or eager. For example, saying 'I'm anxious to try the new ice cream' is incorrect, as this sentence implies a feeling of enthusiasm rather than nervousness. A better sentence would be 'I'm nervous to try the new ice cream.'

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