Definition Of nervous


easily agitated or alarmed; tending to be anxious; highly strung.

a sensitive, nervous person

relating to or affecting the nerves.

a nervous disorder

Example Of nervous

  • nervous tissue

  • A cry of nervous excitement broke through the chill, winter air and Washington nodded once more grimly.

  • But we have been nervous about the UK economy overheating for some time now.

  • By the time the race takes place, I was feeling something of the nervous excitement which grips the city.

  • Feet slipping beneath them, they gripped the rail and stared at the ice, nervous excitement etched on their faces.

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