a nervous person


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  • nervous person — person who is easily excited, person who is easily upset …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nervous — nerv|ous [ nɜrvəs ] adjective ** 1. ) feeling excited and worried, or slightly afraid: ANXIOUS: Driving on icy mountain roads makes me nervous. get nervous: I got very nervous waiting for my turn to be called. nervous about: She was nervous about …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nervous */*/ — UK [ˈnɜː(r)vəs] / US [ˈnɜrvəs] adjective Metaphor: When you feel nervous it is like being pulled, tied or stretched tightly. When you relax, it is like becoming loose again. I was feeling a bit tense. ♦ I find running is a good way to release… …   English dictionary

  • nervous — [[t]nɜ͟ː(r)vəs[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ about/of n If someone is nervous, they are frightened or worried about something that is happening or might happen, and show this in their behaviour. The party has become deeply… …   English dictionary

  • nervous*/*/ — [ˈnɜːvəs] adj 1) feeling excited and worried, or slightly afraid Syn: anxious Driving on mountain roads always makes me nervous.[/ex] a nervous laugh[/ex] I got very nervous waiting for my turn to be called.[/ex] She was nervous about walking… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • nervous Nellie — n. any nervous person, male or female. □ Sue is such a nervous Nellie. She should calm down. □ Relax! Don’t be such a nervous Nellie …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Nervous shock (English Law) — Nervous shock is a term used in English law to denote psychiatric illness or injury inflicted upon a person by intentional or negligent actions or omissions of another. It is most often applied to psychiatric disorders triggered by witnessing an… …   Wikipedia

  • Nervous laughter — is laughter evoked from an audience s expression of embarrassment, alarm, or confusion, rather than amusement. Nervous laughter is usually less robust in expression than a good belly laugh , and may be combined with confused glances or awkward… …   Wikipedia

  • Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room — The Twilight Zone episode Jackie Rhoades in a strange mortal combat with himself …   Wikipedia

  • nervous Nelly — nervous Nellie or nervous Nelly, plural nervous Nellies. Slang. a nervous or easily excited person. ╂[< Nellie or Nelly, a feminine name] * * * ↑nervous Nellie …   Useful english dictionary

  • nervous Nellie — ☆ nervous Nellie n. [orig. used of high strung racehorses: in ref. to old Nell, jocular name for a nag] Slang a timid person who is easily upset and is hesitant to act …   English World dictionary

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