* (noun) an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
Other definitions and usage examples for GAD in different contexts:
(verb) wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
(noun) a sharp prod fixed to a rider''s heel and used to urge a horse onward
(n.) The point of a spear, or an arrowhead.
(n.) A pointed or wedge-shaped instrument of metal, as a steel
wedge used in mining, etc.
(n.) A sharp-pointed rod; a goad.
(n.) A spike on a gauntlet; a gadling.
(n.) A wedge-shaped billet of iron or steel.
(n.) A rod or stick, as a fishing rod, a measuring rod, or a rod
used to drive cattle with.
(n.) To walk about; to rove or go about, without purpose; hence, to
run wild; to be uncontrolled.