HyperDic: nervousness

English > 3 senses of the word nervousness:
NOUNfeelingnervousness, jitteriness, jumpiness, restivenessthe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
statenervousness, nervesan uneasy psychological state
attributenervousnessa sensitive or highly strung temperament
nervousness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > nervousness: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.
Synonymsjitteriness, jumpiness, restiveness
BroaderanxietyA vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
Spanishnerviosismo, zozobra
Catalannerviosisme, nerviositat
Adjectivesnervousexcited in anticipation
nervouscausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
English > nervousness: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn uneasy psychological state.
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
Adjectivesnervouscausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
English > nervousness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA sensitive or highly strung temperament.
Narrowerrestlessness, uneasiness, queasinessinability to rest or relax or be still
skittishness, restivenessCharacterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Spanishansiedad, nerviosidad
Adjectivesnervousunpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
nervouseasily agitated

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