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British English: /ˈnəːvəs/
American English: /ˈnərvəs/

Translation of nervous in French:


  • 1
    (fearful) timide
    (anxious) angoissé
    (highly strung) nerveux/-euse
    (smile, laugh, habit)
    to be nervous of (British English) ou around (American English)
    avoir peur de (strangers, animals etc)
    to be nervous of (British English) ou about (American English)
    redouter (change, disagreement)
    to be nervous about doing
    avoir peur de faire
    to feel nervous (apprehensive) (gen)
    être angoissé
    (before performance) avoir le trac [informal]
    (afraid) avoir peur
    I feel nervous in crowds
    les foules m'angoissent
    she makes me feel nervous (intimidates me)
    elle me met mal à l'aise
    (puts my nerves on edge) elle me rend nerveux
    all this talk of war makes me nervous
    toutes ces rumeurs de guerre m'inquiètent
    ‘not suitable for persons of a nervous disposition’
    ‘ce film est déconseillé aux personnes sensibles’
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