What does Anxiety disorder mean?

Anxiety disorder meaning in Medical Dictionary

A chronic condition described as an excessive and persistent feeling of apprehension, with real symptoms particularly sweating, palpitations, and feelings of tension. Treatments include the convenience offered by understanding the condition, preventing or desensitizing exacerbating circumstances, and medications.

Anxiety disorder meaning in General Dictionary

a cover term for a number of mental conditions where serious anxiety is a salient symptom