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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sensitive or highly strung temperament; The anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters; An uneasy psychological state.

Usage examples (35)
  • 'There is a short-term nervousness in the market, o
  • My nervousness is centred on what one particular person will think of it.
  • "Our nervousness is gone now," said Juan Sanchez, whose son Jimmy is in the mine.
  • Brown loves American ways, but this flag-wagging has its origins in nervousness about the West Lothian question. for more
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