Definition of 'nervous'
- easily agitated; "quick nervous movements"
- 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
- of or relating to the nervous system; "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"
- excited in anticipation
- unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
Synonyms: skittish flighty spooky