What does the word nervous mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Nervousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Nervously.

  • 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.

Usage examples for nervous

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