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nervousness Syllabification: ner·vous·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈnərvəsnəs/

Definition of nervousness in English:


The quality or state of being nervous: there was a trace of nervousness in his voice
More example sentences
  • I frequently have a nervousness, bordering on fear, concerning lack of sleep.
  • I had been excited, but it wore away to anxiety and nervousness as the time grew near.
  • All her nervousness and apprehension died away and she took another sip of her drink.
informal butterflies (in one's stomach), the jitters, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, the shakes
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