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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jitteriness, jumpiness, nervousness, restiveness(noun)

    the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters

  2. nervousness, nerves(noun)

    an uneasy psychological state

    "he suffered an attack of nerves"

  3. nervousness(noun)

    a sensitive or highly strung temperament


  1. nervousness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being nervous.

  2. Origin: nervous + -ness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nervousness(noun)

    state or quality of being nervous


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nervousness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nervousness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of nervousness in a Sentence

  1. John Fildes:

    You take that nervousness and you translate it into energy of action.

  2. Michael James:

    There are many factors playing into increased nervousness today through the rest of this week.

  3. Bryce Dallas Howard:

    I went from nervousness to unabashed enthusiasm to be a part of this movie after talking with him.

  4. Rick Fier:

    I think it's just general nervousness about Greece, when earnings are over, then it becomes a geopolitical type scenario.

  5. Sylvester Turner:

    A lot of people are very nervous, this is very close to Hurricane Harvey. Anytime you've got a lot of rain, there's a lot of nervousness.

Images & Illustrations of nervousness

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