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nervousness

Pronunciation: /ˈnɜːrvəsnəs; ˈnɜːvəsnɪs/

Translation of nervousness in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • nerviosismo (masculine) her nervousness of traffic su miedo al tráfico
    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.

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