HyperDic: nervous

English > 5 senses of the word nervous:
ADJECTIVEallnervouseasily agitated
allnervous, anxious, queasy, uneasy, unquietcausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
pertnervous, neuralof or relating to the nervous system
allnervous, aflutterexcited in anticipation
allnervous, skittish, flighty, spookyunpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
nervous > pronunciation
Soundsner'vahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > nervous: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningeasily agitated.
Examples
  • "a nervous addict"
  • "a nervous thoroughbred"
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Spanishnervioso
Catalannerviós
Nounsnervousnessa sensitive or highly strung temperament
Adverbsnervouslyin an anxiously nervous manner
English > nervous: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing or fraught with or showing anxiety.
Example "those nervous moments before takeoff"
Synonymsanxious, queasy, uneasy, unquiet
BroadertroubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
Spanishansioso, inquieto, nervioso
Catalanansiós
Nounsnervousnessthe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
nervousnessan uneasy psychological state
English > nervous: 5 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the nervous system.
Example"nervous disease"
Synonymneural
Spanishnervioso, neural
Catalannerviós, neural, neuronal
Nounsnerveany bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
nervous systemthe sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
English > nervous: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningexcited in anticipation.
Synonymaflutter
BroaderexcitedIn an aroused state
Spanishagitado, nervioso
Nounsnervousnessthe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
English > nervous: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningunpredictably excitable (especially of horses).
Synonymsskittish, flighty, spooky
Broaderexcitableeasily excited
Spanishasustadizo, nervioso
Nounsnervousnessa sensitive or highly strung temperament
Adverbsnervouslywith nervous excitement

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