Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or affected by the nerves.

Part of speech: adjective

Unduly excitable; easily agitated.

Part of speech: adjective

Full of nerve or vigor.

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Usage examples "nervous":

  1. She looked pale and nervous, and was more silent than I had ever known her to be before, when we met. - "Basil", Wilkie Collins.
  2. The other made a nervous motion of protest. - "Northern Lights", Gilbert Parker.
  3. I waited till nine o'clock, an hour ago, and I was getting nervous. - "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.