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English adjective: nervous

1. nervous easily agitated


SamplesA nervous addict.
A nervous thoroughbred.


Similartense


Antonymsrelaxed

2. nervous causing or fraught with or showing anxiety


SamplesSpent an anxious night waiting for the test results.
Cast anxious glances behind her.
Those nervous moments before takeoff.
An unquiet mind.


Synonymsanxious, queasy, uneasy, unquiet


Similartroubled


Antonymsuntroubled

3. nervous of or relating to the nervous system


SamplesNervous disease.
Neural disorder.


Synonymsneural

4. nervous excited in anticipation


Synonymsaflutter


Similarexcited


Antonymsunexcited

5. nervous unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)


Synonymsflighty, skittish, spooky


Similarexcitable


Antonymsunexcitable









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