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1. nervous

adjective. ['ˈnɝːvəs'] easily agitated.

Antonyms

  • comfortable

Etymology

  • nervosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Nervous

  • disservice
  • service
  • gervase

How do you pronounce nervous?

Pronounce nervous as ˈnərvəs.

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Sentences with nervous


1. Adjective
They are too small and nervous and almost impossible to catch once out of the cage.

Quotes about nervous


1. I'm always nervous! Especially when it comes to a series like 'Disgaea', where you do have such a devoted fan base, the last thing you want to do is disappoint. But I love playing bad guys and just always hope that fans will be forgiving if I miss the mark.
- Troy Baker

2. Grover was sniffing the wind, looking nervous. He fished out his acorns and threw them into the sand, then played his pipes. They rearranged themselves in a pattern that made no sense to me, but Grover looked concerned. "That's us,"he said. "Those five nuts right there.""Which one is me?"I asked. "The little deformed one,"Zoe suggested. "Oh, shut up.
- Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

3. I'm calm,"Rachel insisted. "Every time I'm around you, some monsters attack us. What's to be nervous about?""Look,"I said. "I'm sorry about the band room. I hope they didn't kick you our or anything.""Nah. They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb.""Was it hard?"Annabeth asked.
- Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

2. nervous

adjective. ['ˈnɝːvəs'] causing or fraught with or showing anxiety.

Synonyms

  • queasy
  • uneasy
  • anxious
  • troubled

Antonyms

  • restful
  • uneager
  • unconcerned
  • insensitive

Etymology

  • nervosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)

3. nervous

adjective. ['ˈnɝːvəs'] of or relating to the nervous system.

Antonyms

  • unreactive

Etymology

  • nervosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)

4. nervous

adjective. ['ˈnɝːvəs'] excited in anticipation.

Synonyms

  • aflutter

Antonyms

  • wholesome
  • well

Etymology

  • nervosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)

5. nervous

adjective. ['ˈnɝːvəs'] unpredictably excitable (especially of horses).

Synonyms

  • spooky
  • skittish
  • flighty

Antonyms

  • unagitated
  • easy
  • tame
  • quiet

Etymology

  • nervosus (Latin)
  • -osus (Latin)
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