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Noun: generalised anxiety disorder
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: generalized anxiety disorder)
  1. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension, sweating, trembling, lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
    - generalized anxiety disorder, GAD, anxiety reaction

Derived forms: generalised anxiety disorders

Type of: anxiety disorder

Encyclopedia: Generalised anxiety disorder