Synonyms of nerve in English:



  • 1 the nerves that transmit pain
  • 2 the match will be a test of nerve
  • 3 he had the nerve to ask her out again
  • 4 pre-wedding nerves
    anxiety, tension, nervousness, stress, worry, cold feet, apprehension
    informal butterflies (in one's stomach), the jitters, the shakes, the heebie-jeebies
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    neural relating to nerves in the body
    neuralgia pain along a nerve in the body
    neurosurgery surgery performed on the nervous system


    get on someone's nerves

    her squeaky voice gets on my nervesirritateannoyirkangerbothervexprovokedispleaseexasperateinfuriategallpiqueneedleruffle someone's featherstry someone's patiencejar ongrate onranklerub the wrong way informalaggravateget tobugmiffpeeverilenettleget someone's goattick off

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