1. nervous breakdown a severe or incapacitating emotional disorder
  2. nervous prostration an emotional disorder that leaves you exhausted and unable to work
  3. service break a tennis game won on the opponent's service
  4. nervus trigeminus the main sensory nerve of the face and motor nerve for the muscles of mastication
  5. breakdown the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
  6. nervous strain (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress
  7. nervous exhaustion an emotional disorder that leaves you exhausted and unable to work
  8. senior vice president the ranking vice president in a firm that has more than one
  9. nervus opticus the cranial nerve that serves the retina
  10. service abroad naval service aboard a ship at sea
  11. nervous disorder a disorder of the nervous system
  12. break down stop operating or functioning
  13. Nov-Esperanto an artificial language based on Esperanto
  14. nerve tract a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
  15. nervous system the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
  16. newsbreak a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
  17. nervous tissue tissue composed of neurons
  18. nerve compression harmful pressure on a nerve
  19. nervus phrenicus one of a pair of nerves that arises from cervical spinal roots and passes down the thorax to innervate the diaphragm and control breathing
  20. rough-spoken rude or uncouth in speech