jangled nerves

Definition of jangled nerves

  1. :  a nervous and upset state He took a deep breath to try to calm his jangled nerves.

Word by Word Definitions

jangleplay jangled
  1. :  to talk idly

    :  to quarrel verbally

    :  to make a harsh or discordant often ringing sound

  1. :  idle talk

    :  noisy quarreling

    :  a discordant often ringing sound

nerveplay nerves
  1. :  sinew, tendon

    :  any of the filamentous bands of nervous tissue that connect parts of the nervous system with the other organs, conduct nerve impulses, and are made up of axons and dendrites together with protective and supportive structures

    :  power of endurance or control :  fortitude, strength

  1. :  to give strength or courage to :  supply with physical or moral force

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to criticize severely

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