Synonyms of nervous


1. nervous, tense (vs. relaxed)

usage: easily agitated; "a nervous addict"; "a nervous thoroughbred"

2. anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy, unquiet, troubled (vs. untroubled)

usage: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"

3. nervous, neural

usage: of or relating to the nervous system; "nervous disease"; "neural disorder"

4. aflutter, nervous, excited (vs. unexcited)

usage: excited in anticipation

5. skittish, flighty, spooky, nervous, excitable (vs. unexcitable)

usage: unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

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Definition and meaning of nervous (Dictionary)