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1. nervousness

noun. ['ˈnɝːvəsnəs'] the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.

Synonyms

  • restiveness
  • anxiety
  • jitteriness

Antonyms

  • unwillingness
  • sociability
  • unfriendliness
  • cheerfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • nervous (English)
  • nervosus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nervousness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word nervousness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Anxiety is often characterized as a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, worry or fear.

2. Adverb
PubMed Health lists nervousness, dry mouth, headache, dizziness and muscle tightness as other potential side effects.

Quotes containing the word nervousness


1. There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness and death.
- Fran Lebowitz

2. You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness, or despair ... Come to it any way but lightly.
- Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

3. Nervousness kill us... because we think we have only one opportunity that is in the Present and we don't think about the future! We loose our balance.
- Vikram Roy

2. nervousness

noun. ['ˈnɝːvəsnəs'] a sensitive or highly strung temperament.

Synonyms

  • restiveness
  • disposition
  • restlessness
  • skittishness
  • temperament
  • uneasiness

Antonyms

  • elation
  • depression
  • mental health
  • relax

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • nervous (English)
  • nervosus (Latin)

3. nervousness

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • permissiveness
  • unpermissiveness
  • ill nature
  • good nature

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • nervous (English)
  • nervosus (Latin)
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