nervous wreck

Definition of nervous wreck


  1. :  a person who is very worried or nervous about something Before the wedding the bride's father was a nervous wreck.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  sinewy, strong

    :  marked by strength of thought, feeling, or style :  spirited

    :  of, relating to, or composed of neurons

  1. :  something cast up on the land by the sea especially after a shipwreck

    :  shipwreck

    :  the action of wrecking or fact or state of being wrecked :  destruction

  1. :  to cast ashore

    :  to reduce to a ruinous state by or as if by violence

    :  shipwreck

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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