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Definition of 'nervous'

Adjective

  1. easily agitated; "quick nervous movements"
  2. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
       Synonyms: anxious queasy uneasy unquiet
  3. of or relating to the nervous system; "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"
       Synonyms: neural
  4. excited in anticipation
       Synonyms: aflutter
  5. unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
       Synonyms: skittish flighty spooky


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