Definition of nervousness in English:


Syllabification: ner·vous·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈnərvəsnəs


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.
anxiety, edginess, tension, agitation, stress, worry, apprehension, uneasiness, disquiet, fear, trepidation, perturbation, alarm
informal butterflies (in one's stomach), the jitters, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, the shakes

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