What are some opposite words for nervy?

Antonyms for nervy
ˈnɜr vi

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term nervy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

    Antonyms:
    timid, backward, relaxed

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, rocky, highly strung, jolting, rough, bumpy, uptight, edgy, high-strung, restive, jittery, jumpy, overstrung, jolty, brash

  2. nervy(adj)

    showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger

    "the nervy feats of mountaineers"

    Antonyms:
    backward, relaxed, timid

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, brash, highly strung, uptight, edgy, high-strung, restive, jittery, jumpy, overstrung

  3. brash, cheeky, nervy(adj)

    offensively bold

    "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"

    Antonyms:
    relaxed, timid, backward

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, brash, jumpy, highly strung, uptight, high-strung, restive, jittery, edgy, overstrung

How to use nervy in a sentence?

  1. Joe Rundle:

    Markets are very nervy at the moment, it's definitely tin hats time. If Leave wins there will be carnage for cable.

  2. Australian Mark Hensby:

    I played well, I gave Australian Mark Hensby a lot of chances, i hit a couple of wayward ones, but I haven't played in a tournament in quite some time. You get a little nervy in the middle, but then I kind of settled down and hit some good shots.

  3. Michael Baker:

    Traders are a bit nervy, the only positive news we've been getting out is probably rate cuts or tax cuts, we need news in terms of the actual control of the virus, which we don't seem to be having right now.

  4. The Czech:

    In the first set I was so nervy, i had the feeling that the court is so big (and) I couldn't hit any balls in.

How to pronounce nervy?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say nervy in sign language?

  1. nervy

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A synonym for "drooping"
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