Translation of nervous in Spanish:

nervous

Pronunciation: /ˈnɜːrvəs; ˈnɜːvəs/

adj

  • 1 (apprehensive, tense) nervioso to feel/get nervous estar*/ponerse* nervioso she gets terribly nervous se pone nerviosísimato be nervous about sth/-ing there's nothing to be nervous about no tienes por qué ponerte nervioso I was nervous about making a mistake tenía miedo de equivocarme she's nervous of traffic since the accident desde el accidente le tiene miedo al tráfico to make sb nervous poner* nervioso a algn those of a nervous disposition las personas nerviosas
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    • We were pretty stressed and nervous about taking Arthur after the horrible accident of last weekend.
    • The days are gone when I am going to get nervous about games or worry about whether or not I play well.
    • I was, as ever, tense and nervous about the whole thing but I found it quite interesting and nicely handled.
  • 2 [system/tissue/tension] nervioso a nervous complaint un problema nervioso she's a nervous wreck [colloquial/familiar] es un manojo de nervios (temporary state) está que se muere de nervios, está muy mal de los nervios nervous collapse colapso (m) nervioso nervous exhaustion agotamiento (m) nervioso
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    • It is an excited nervous feeling though, full of expectation and anticipation.
    • The thought of his blind date gives him a rush of anticipatory nervous excitement.
    • I commented on this and was told the rashes were a nervous reaction to low-flying jets and explosions.
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    • One might imagine that nervous tissue consists of nerve cells and very little else.
    • Too ill to work and plagued by nervous disorders, these victims have almost given up on life.
    • He also said the woman's case history files showed she had been treated for nervous disorders.

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