Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 2 (Q.No.73)

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.


Everyone was listening to the news of earthquake with mounting anxiety.

[A]. curiosity
[B]. grief
[C]. uneasiness
[D]. eagerness

Answer: Option C


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Harish said: (Jan 7, 2011)  
Anxiety near meaning in accordance with oxford dictionary is grief right both means sorrow ah?

Ragunandhan said: (Jan 7, 2011)  
worry, concern, care, uneasiness, trouble, disquiet, inquietude, solicitude, unrest, fear, alarm, apprehension

Asha said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
It means a fearful concern or interest.

Muzammil Abbas said: (Jul 23, 2019)  
Why not grief?

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