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Synonyms for nerve
nɜrvnerve

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nerve

    Synonyms:
    strength, firmness, resolution

    Antonyms:
    nerveless, forceless, feeble, weak, enfeebled, impotent, palsied

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nerve, nervusnoun

    any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

    Synonyms:
    heart, mettle, boldness, face, cheek, nervus, brass, spunk

  2. heart, mettle, nerve, spunknoun

    the courage to carry on

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

    Synonyms:
    affection, affectionateness, substance, brass, punk, philia, nervus, meat, tinder, centre, cheek, center, tenderness, kindling, core, marrow, sum, ticker, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, spirit, gist, warmness, inwardness, pith, heart, bosom, pump, essence, face, mettle, warmheartedness, heart and soul, touchwood, fondness, spunk, boldness, eye, middle

  3. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheekverb

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    Synonyms:
    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, brass, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, face, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  4. steel, nerveverb

    get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

    Synonyms:
    steel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nervenoun

    Synonyms:
    strength, power, force

  2. nervenoun

    Synonyms:
    courage, pluck, fortitude, firmness, resolution, hardihood, manhood

  3. nerveverb

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, invigorate, fortify, brace

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How to use nerve in a sentence?

  1. Emily Chew:

    The retina is an extension of the brain, a third of your brain functions for vision and the retina lines the eyeball and travels back via an optic nerve all the way to the brain.

  2. Halland Chen:

    Within 15 to 25 minutes we've frozen away the nerve and the patient will know immediately if they have good results.

  3. Kat Van Kirk:

    This means it can help fortify your overall health and be better on your stomach so you won’t feel sluggish during sex, she says. RELATED: Shirtless Nick Jonas Explains How He Got His New Buff Body 5. There's even a beer specifically engineered to enhance performance. 50 Shades of Green is basically like green juice and Viagra combined. It uses ginseng, ginkgo biloba and damiana to achieve increased sexual desire, blood flow and nerve stimulation.

  4. Michael Mori:

    Right here, there’s a lot of scar tissue so when I bend my finger, it actually pinches a nerve right here and then shoots pain all the way up my wrist.

  5. Martina Navratilova:

    Kerber maybe edges it on movement, but Serena wins everything else : serve, return of serve, pace, variety, experience, you name it, serena loves to turn it up a notch at every level and very few players can hold their nerve.


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