Examples of nervosity in a Sentence
a palpable feeling of nervosity in every corner of the city after the terrorist attack
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Violinists Clara Lyon and Maeve Feinberg, violist Doyle Armbrust and cellist Russell Rolen threw themselves into the dense thickets of notes with a nervosity and concentration that was nothing short of astonishing.
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First Known Use of nervosity
Synonymsagita, agitation, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, fear, anxiety, nervousness, perturbation, solicitude, sweat, unease, uneasiness, worry
Related Wordsstrain, stress, tension; alarm (also alarum), anguish, consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, franticness, hand-wringing, jitters, jumpiness, panic, tremor; angst, fearfulness, torment, upset, vexation; cold feet, doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertainty; compunction, qualm, scruple
Near Antonymscalm, calmness, content, contentment, ease, easiness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quiet, quietude, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; comfort, consolation, relief, solace
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