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Main Entry: ner·vous
Pronunciation: primarystressnschwar-vschwas
Function: adjective
1 a : of, relating to, or composed of neurons <nervous tissue> b : of or relating to the nerves c : having its source in or affected by the nerves <nervous energy>
2 a : easily excited or irritated <a nervous person> b : TIMID, FEARFUL <a nervous smile>
3 : causing uncomfortable feelings <a nervous situation>
- ner·vous·ly adverb
- ner·vous·ness noun

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