An uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"


control of your emotions; "this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"

an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"


Usage Examples

That's an amazing feeling, to walk onstage, and you're not thinking about anything, you're not thinking about your lines or what you're supposed to do - your body, your brain knows, so there's freedom. There's not fear, there's not nerves.

Set up another case bartender! The best thing for a case of nerves is a case of Scotch.

How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.

After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.

Great events make me quiet and calm it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.

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Other Usage Examples

I often have said that to be a college president, you need a thick skin, a good sense of humor, and nerves like sewer pipes.

It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

I'd love to have First Lady Michelle Obama over and ask, 'How do you make your marriage work?' I think the president is sexy as all get-out, but he has got to get on her nerves some kind of way. He's this wonderful, powerful man, but she sees him leaving his socks on the floor.

There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself.

Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.


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