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Synonyms for nervousness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jitteriness, jumpiness, nervousness, restiveness(noun)

    the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters

    Synonyms:
    skittishness, jumpiness, restiveness, nerves, jitteriness

  2. nervousness, nerves(noun)

    an uneasy psychological state

    "he suffered an attack of nerves"

    Synonyms:
    jumpiness, restiveness, nerves, jitteriness

  3. nervousness(noun)

    a sensitive or highly strung temperament

    Synonyms:
    jumpiness, restiveness, nerves, jitteriness

Wiktionary

  1. nervousness(noun)

    Synonyms:
    nervosity

  2. nervousness(noun)

    The state or quality of being nervous.

    Synonyms:
    nervosity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nervousness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strength, force, power, vigor

  2. nervousness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    timidity, timorousness, trepidation, tremor, flutter, nervous agitation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    agitation

How to pronounce nervousness?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say nervousness in sign language?

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How to use nervousness in a sentence?

  1. John Carey:

    There's a little nervousness about earnings reports that we'll be seeing over the next couple or three weeks, the international situation continues to weigh on people's minds, and commodities were weaker earlier. In the absence of any strong new economic data or blow-away-type earnings results, people are still cautious, waiting for the Fed to decide on whether it's going to raise rates or not.

  2. Gavin Parry:

    The market's recent nervousness was factoring in a lot of uncertainty over China's GDP, so a weak number should be somewhat factored in while a strong figure could end up being a catalyst for better market sentiment.

  3. John Kilduff:

    There was a lot of nervousness going into this press conference, so it looks like the worst case scenario doesn't appear to be emerging.

  4. Michael James:

    Could (the market) reverse itself tomorrow? It's going to take a lot of good news from Greece, there are many factors playing into increased nervousness today through the rest of this week.

  5. Kenny Polcari:

    I think (Tsipras) was a little defiant and arrogant and he overplayed his hand, it could still blow up. There's still nervousness in the market.


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