overanxious disorder o·ver·anx·ious disorder (ō’vər-āngk’shəs, -āng’shəs)
A generalized and persistent anxiety in children or adults that is not the result of separation or recent stress and is characterized by self-consciousness and obsessive concern over past behavior, future events, personal health, and competence in athletics, social, or academic arenas.
[ap-li-key-shuh n] /ˌæp lɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of putting to a special use or purpose: the application of common sense to a problem. 2. the special use or purpose to which something is put: a technology having numerous applications never thought of by its inventors. 3. the quality of being usable for a […]
[uh-pree-shee-ey-shuh n] /əˌpri ʃiˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. gratitude; thankful recognition: They showed their appreciation by giving him a gold watch. 2. the act of estimating the qualities of things and giving them their proper value. 3. clear perception or recognition, especially of aesthetic quality: a course in art appreciation. 4. an increase or rise in […]
[oh-ver-ahrch] /ˌoʊ vərˈɑrtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to span with or like an : A new bridge overarches the river. verb (used without object) 2. to form an over something: a cerulean sky overarching in the early twilight. /ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃ/ verb 1. (transitive) to form an arch over
[oh-ver-ahr-ching] /ˌoʊ vərˈɑr tʃɪŋ/ adjective 1. forming an arch above: great trees with overarching branches. 2. encompassing or overshadowing everything: The community’s overarching needs are more jobs and better housing. [oh-ver-ahrch] /ˌoʊ vərˈɑrtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to span with or like an : A new bridge overarches the river. verb (used without object) […]