Associations to the word «Nervous»

Wiktionary

NERVOUS, adjective. (obscure) Of a piece of writing: forceful, powerful.
NERVOUS, adjective. Easily agitated or alarmed; on edge or edgy.
NERVOUS, adjective. Apprehensive, anxious, hesitant, worried.
NERVOUS, adjective. Relating to or affecting the nerves.
NERVOUS AS A CAT, adjective. (simile) Very nervous.
NERVOUS AS A LONG-TAILED CAT IN A ROOM FULL OF ROCKING CHAIRS, adjective. (simile) Extremely nervous.
NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, noun. An attack of a psychological disorder such as depression or anxiety so severe that it prevents a person from continuing to function normally
NERVOUS BREAKDOWNS, noun. Plural of nervous breakdown
NERVOUS HIT, noun. (theater) (idiomatic) (English) A production which receives generally favorably notice, but is not assured of success.
NERVOUS NELLIE, noun. (informal) A person whose personality and usual behavior are characterized by worry, insecurity, and timidity.
NERVOUS NELLIE, noun. Alternative spelling of nervous Nellie
NERVOUS NELLIE, noun. Alternative spelling of nervous Nellie
NERVOUS NELLY, noun. Alternative spelling of nervous Nellie
NERVOUS NELLY, noun. Alternative spelling of nervous Nellie
NERVOUS NELLY, noun. Alternative spelling of nervous Nellie
NERVOUS NINETIES, noun. (cricket) The set of individual scores between 90 and 99, when a batsman may play badly due to feeling pressure to convert the score into a century.
NERVOUS SYSTEM, noun. (neuroanatomy) An organ system that coordinates the activities of muscles, monitors organs, constructs and processes data received from the senses, and initiates actions.
NERVOUS SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of nervous system
NERVOUS TISSUE, noun. (neurology) The principal constituent of the central and peripheral nervous system comprising of neurons and neuroglia cells.
NERVOUS WRECK, noun. A stressed out person.

Dictionary definition

NERVOUS, adjective. Easily agitated; "a nervous addict"; "a nervous thoroughbred".
NERVOUS, adjective. 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".
NERVOUS, adjective. Of or relating to the nervous system; "nervous disease"; "neural disorder".
NERVOUS, adjective. Excited in anticipation.
NERVOUS, adjective. Unpredictably excitable (especially of horses).

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad