HyperDic: nerves

English > 2 senses of the word nerves:
NOUNstatenerves, nervousnessan uneasy psychological state
attributenervescontrol of your emotions
nerves > pronunciation
Rhymespreserves ... reserves: 3 rhymes with ervz...
English > nerves: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn uneasy psychological state.
Example"he suffered an attack of nerves"
Narrowerjitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemiesextreme / extreme nervousness
strain, mental strain, nervous strain(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
Broaderpsychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
Spanishnerviosidad, nerviosismo, nervios, tensión
Catalannerviosisme, nerviositat, nervis, tensió
English > nerves: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningControl of your emotions.
Example"this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"
Broaderself-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-willThe trait of resolutely / resolutely controlling your own behavior
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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