nerves

Definitions of nerves
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n control of your emotions

“this kind of tension is not good for my nerves
Type of:
possession, self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will, will power, willpower
the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

n an uneasy psychological state

“he suffered an attack of nerves
Synonyms:
nervousness
Types:
heebie-jeebies, jitters, screaming meemies
extreme nervousness
mental strain, nervous strain, strain
(psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
stress, tenseness, tension
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense
Type of:
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state
(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

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