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1. nerves

noun. ['ˈnɝːvz'] an uneasy psychological state.

Synonyms

  • psychological state
  • heebie-jeebies
  • mental state
  • jitters
  • psychological condition
  • strain
  • nervous strain
  • mental condition
  • mental strain
  • nervousness

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness

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Words that Rhyme with Nerves

  • preserves
  • reserves
  • reserve's
  • observes
  • deserves
  • serves
  • purves
  • d'oeuvres
  • curves

Example sentences of the word nerves


1. Noun, plural
He may be getting on your nerves because you feel stressed out.

Quotes containing the word nerves


1. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
- Swami Vivekananda

2. I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.
- Gordon Gee

3. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
- Swami Vivekananda

2. nerves

noun. ['ˈnɝːvz'] control of your emotions.

Synonyms

  • self-possession
  • possession
  • will power
  • willpower
  • self-command
  • self-will

Antonyms

  • elation
  • depression
  • mental health
  • relax
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