Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: nerves
IPA transcription: [n'ɝvz]
Pronunciations of nerves
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: nervousness, nerves
    Meaning: an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"
  • Synonyms: nerves
    Meaning: control of your emotions; "this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"
Usage examples
  • Dick's nerves were quivering.
  • The child's nerves were all wrought up, too.
  • She gets on my nerves, and I'm not responsible.
  • My nerves were tingling and I was a-pulse with the times.
  • By nature he was not sensitive to, or afflicted by, nerves.
  • Margaret had a bad attack of these nerves during the honeymoon.
  • She cannot win in a real battle, having no muscles, only nerves.
  • Persons with weak nerves should never drink strong tea and coffee.
  • His nerves being soothed by the stillness, Popopo began to enjoy himself.
  • The nerves, drawn so tightly by the day's work, were not yet relaxed wholly.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Major depressive disorder, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Gaucher's disease, License CC BY-SA 4.0