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Pronunciation:  n'urvusnus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sensitive or highly strung temperament
  2. [n]  the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
  3. [n]  an uneasy state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"

NERVOUSNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: jitteriness, jitters, jumpiness, nerves, restiveness, screaming meemies
 See Also: anxiety, disposition, mental state, mental strain, nervous strain, psychological state, restiveness, restlessness, skittishness, strain, temperament, uneasiness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nerv"ous*ness\, n.
State or quality of being nervous.

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