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Definition of Nervous


  1. possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous.
  2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind; characterized by strength in sentiment or style; forcible; spirited; as, a nervous writer.
  3. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; as, nervous excitement; a nervous fever.
  4. Having the nerves weak, diseased, or easily excited; subject to, or suffering from, undue excitement of the nerves; easily agitated or annoyed.
  5. Sensitive; excitable; timid.
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Nervous Translations

nervous in Dutch is zenuwachtig, zenuw-, nerveus
nervous in Hungarian is ideg-
nervous in Italian is nervoso
nervous in Portuguese is nervoso
nervous in Spanish is nervioso