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[nˈɜːvəsnəs], [nˈɜːvəsnəs], [n_ˈɜː_v_ə_s_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Nervousness:

excitability (noun)

ardency, brittleness, combustibility, crankiness, edginess, emotionality, excitableness, explosiveness, fragility, hot-temperedness, impulsiveness, irritability, passion, quick-temperedness, rashness, recklessness, sensitivity, short-temperedness, storminess, tempestuousness, touchiness, volatility.

Other synonyms and related words:

Bobbery, Nervosity, abhorrence, abject fear, afraid, aghast, agita, agitability, agitation, agony, ague fit, alarm, all-overs, allergy, anaphylaxis, anger, angst, anguish, animation, annoyance, anticipation, antipathy, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious, anxious concern, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensive, apprehensiveness, attack of nerves, aversion, awe, bafflement, batophobia, befuddlement, bewilderment, bite, bitingness, bluster, boil, boiling, bother, brouhaha, buck fever, bustle, butterflies, calm, cankerworm of care, care, case of nerves, chills of fear, churn, civil unrest, cold creeps, cold feet, cold shivers, cold sweat, collywobbles, commotion, composure, concern, concerned, concernment, confusion, considerateness, consideration, consternation, conturbation, cowardice, creeps, cuttingness, delicacy, delirium, depression, despair, despondency, detestation, discomfiture, discomfort, discomposure, dislike, dismay, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, distaste, distemper, distraction, distress, distressing, distrust, disturbance, disturbed, dither, dread, drive, ebullition, effectiveness, elation, embarrassment, embroilment, emotional instability, emotionalism, empathy, eruptiveness, excitability, excitation, excitement, execration, exquisiteness, extreme anxiety, extreme nervousness, fear, fear and trembling, fearful, fearfulness, feeling jittery, feelings, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidget, fidgets, fineness, flap, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteration, foment, force, forcefulness, foreboding, forebodingness, frantic, freneticness, fretful, fretfulness, fright, fume, fuss, goose bumps, gooseflesh, guts, hastiness, hatred, heartquake, heartsinking, heebie-jeebies, hesitant, horripilation, horror, hubbub, hurly-burly, hurried, hyperesthesia, hyperpathia, hypersensitivity, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterical, identification, impatience, impetuosity, impressiveness, incisiveness, inflammability, inquietude, insecure, insomnia, inspiration, intensity, intoxication, irascibility, jimjams, jitteriness, jitters, jittery, jumpiness, jumpy, latent violence, loathing, maelstrom, malaise, mental state, mental strain, misgiving, moil, morbidity, mordancy, mortal funk, needles, nerve, nerves, nerviness, nervous, nervous strain, nervous tension, nervy, neuroticism, overanxiety, oversensibility, oversensitiveness, overtenderness, palpitation, panic, panicky, passibility, perceptiveness, perceptivity, perplexity, perturbability, perturbation, perturbed, petrified, phobia, photophobia, pins and needles, pip, poignancy, poise, power, pressure, prickliness, pucker, punch, quaking, qualm, queasiness, quiver of terror, quivering, regard, repugnance, responsiveness, rest, restiveness, restlessness, revulsion, rheuminess, roil, rout, row, scared, scary, screaming meemies, seethe, seething, sensitiveness, sensitization, shakiness, shaking, sheepish, shiver, shivers, sinew, sinewiness, skittishness, solicitous, solicitude, soreness, stage fright, startlishness, state of nerves, steadiness, stew, stimulation, stir, strain, strength, stress, strife, strong language, summer heat, supersensitivity, suspense, suspicion, suspicious, sweat, swirl, sympathy, tact, tactfulness, temperament, tenderness, tense, tenseness, tension, terrifying, terror, tetchiness, thin skin, thrill of fear, throbbing heart, tic, ticklishness, timidity, timorous, to-do, trembling, tremor, tremulous, trenchancy, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, troubled, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitching, twitter, uncontrollability, unease, uneasiness, uneasy, unnerved, unquietness, unrest, upset, vapor, vapour, vapours, vehemence, vehemency, vexation, vigor, vigorousness, vigour, violence, vitality, whim-whams, willies, worried, worry, worrying, zeal.

Quotes for Nervousness:

  1. There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior. Fran Lebowitz.
  2. Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever. A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it. Richard Lester.
  3. If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death. Paul Lynde.