“Listen, [Louisiana Gov.] Bobby Jindal makes me nervous,” Perry said.
CBS will be nervous that it's too contentious, that it risks Schieffer being "Crowleyed" by Breitbartland.
Then I thought the non-celebrities would clam up because the cameras would make them nervous.
Sometimes, when we were about to have oral sex, I would get a nervous grin on my face, which he interpreted as mockery.
nervous fans can keep a vigilant eye on it via a webcam hosted on the town website that offers 24-hour goat viewing.
If Harry were nervous already, what would he be on Thursday evening.
The girl's answer was uttered with nervous eagerness which revealed her own stress of fear.
The blush deepened to crimson, and she rose with a nervous laugh.
He rattled the snaffle in his mouth with nervous indecision—he had a notion to try it.
It is a nervous disorder—one of the symptoms of advanced neurasthenia.
c.1400, "affecting the sinews," from Latin nervosus "sinewy, vigorous," from nervus "sinew, nerve" (see nerve). Meaning "of or belonging to the nerves" in the modern sense is from 1660s. Meaning "suffering disorder of the nervous system" is from 1734; illogical sense "restless, agitated, lacking nerve" is 1740. Widespread popular use as a euphemism for mental forced the medical community to coin neurological to replace it in the older sense. Nervous wreck first attested 1862. Related: Nervously; nervousness.
nervous nerv·ous (nûr'vəs)
Of or relating to the nerves or nervous system.
Stemming from or affecting the nerves or nervous system, as a disease.
Easily agitated or distressed.