bundle of nerves

noun phrase

: a very nervous person
I was a bundle of nerves.

Examples of bundle of nerves in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His persona gleams with sheen and shine, but he is often tightly coiled, a bundle of nerves underneath glistening skin. Danielle Amir Jackson Malike Sidibe, New York Times, 11 Oct. 2023 If regional anesthesia is used, the anesthetic may be injected in the spine (spinal epidural block) or a shallow bundle of nerves behind the knee called the popliteal fossa. Stuart Hershman, Verywell Health, 27 June 2023 In the procedure, a doctor uses a temporary, local anesthetic — like what a dentist would give before filling a cavity — and injects it into a specific bundle of nerves called the stellate ganglion on both sides of a person's neck. Erika Edwards, NBC News, 31 Mar. 2023

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“Bundle of nerves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundle%20of%20nerves. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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