The 'anxious' group
These adjectives indicate how someone feels about something that may happen or may be the case. The that-clause often contains a modal verb.
afraid anxious apprehensive confident desperate determined eager fearful hopeful keen nervous optimistic pessimistic petrified scared suspicious terrified wary worried
The government is anxious that the hostages should be released.
He is also keen that people of all ages have a chance to educate themselves.
Doctors were optimistic that he would make a full recovery.
He said the people are terrified that at any moment they may be killed.
I am five foot four inches tall and my fiancé is six foot three. I am worried that if he wears a top hat he will look enormous next to me.