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

Translation of nervous in German:

adjective

  • 1 (Anatomy, Medicine)
    Nerven-
    [central] nervous system
    [Zentral]nervensystem, das
  • 2
    (having delicate nerves)
    nervös
    be a nervous wreck
    mit den Nerven völlig am Ende sein
  • 3 (British English) (timid)be nervous of or about
    Angst haben vor + Dat.
    I'm nervous of offending him
    ich habe Angst, ihn zu kränken
    be a nervous person
    ängstlich sein

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