The fear of driving to places in your electric car as you are convinced your battery will run out en route,
Dan never went downtown in his Nissan Leaf even though he had plenty of juice. He has severe range anxiety.
by EV Moose September 04, 2011
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Fear that your electric car won't be sufficiently charged to safely reach an intended destination/return trip/next charging station.
Range anxiety prevented my brother from buying an electric car, even though he only lives 5 miles from work.
by TrE333 October 18, 2010