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Adjective
Easily agitated or alarmed
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“Being a claustrophobe, she would always get nervous in crowded areas.”
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(situational) Anxious or apprehensive
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“The big day had arrived and Tim could not help but feel nervous.”
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Characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
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“A nervous energy filled the room as Jordan Belfort began to deliver his resignation speech.”
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Relating to or affecting the nerves
“Side effects of the drug can range from lethargy to nervous disorders.”
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Feeling fear or frightened
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Lacking in courage or confidence
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Easily excitable with an excessive amount of energy
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Shaking or quivering slightly
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Tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
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Lacking grace in manner, behavior or appearance
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Having or showing emotional sensitivity
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Easily made to feel sick or disgusted
Idiom
In suspense
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