nerve-racking


nerve–rack·ing

adjective \ˈnərv-ˌra-kiŋ\

: causing a person to feel very nervous

Full Definition of NERVE-RACKING

:  extremely trying on the nerves <a nerve–racking ordeal>

Variants of NERVE-RACKING

nerve–rack·ing or nerve–wrack·ing \ˈnərv-ˌra-kiŋ\

First Known Use of NERVE-RACKING

1812

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