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Main Entry: nervous
Synonyms:
acid, agitable, agitated, all-overish, all nerves, allergic, anaphylactic, anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, bashful, biting, bothered, concerned, corrosive, cowardly, critical, cutting, delicate, difficult, diffident, discomposed, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, driving, edgy, effective, emotional, emotionally unstable, empathetic, empathic, eruptive, excitable, excited, explosive, fearful, fearing, fearsome, feverish, fidgety, flurried, flustered, forceful, forcible, foreboding, fretful, frightened, goosey, goosy, gutsy, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, highly emotional, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, imperative, impressive, in a dither, in a pucker, in a stew, in a sweat, in a tizzy, in fear, incisive, inflammable, irascible, irritable, itchy, jittery, jumpy, mettlesome, misgiving, mordant, mousy, nerval, nerves on edge, nervy, neural, neurological, on edge, on tenterhooks, overanxious, overapprehensive, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overstrung, overtender, panicky, passible, penetrating, perturbable, perturbed, piercing, poignant, powerful, prickly, punchy, querulous, rabbity, refined, responsive, restless, ruffled, scared, scary, sensational, sensitive, shaken, shaken up, shaky, shivery, shrinking, shy, sinewed, sinewy, skittery, skittish, slashing, snappish, solicitous, spooky, startlish, stirred up, strained, striking, strong, strung out, supersensitive, suspenseful, sympathetic, tactful, telling, tender, tense, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish, timid, timorous, touchy, trembling, tremulous, trenchant, trepidant, trigger-happy, troubled, troublous, turbulent, twittery, uneasy, unpeaceful, unquiet, unrestful, upset, uptight, vigorous, vital, volatile, volcanic, waspish, worked up, worried, wrought up, zealous
 
Main Entry: nervous breakdown
Synonyms:
brain disease, breakdown, circulatory collapse, collapse, crack-up, crackup, emotional disorder, emotional instability, exhaustion, frayed nerves, frazzled nerves, functional nervous disorder, insanity, jangled nerves, maladjustment, manic-depressive psychosis, melancholia, mental disorder, mental illness, nervous disorder, nervous exhaustion, nervous prostration, neurasthenia, neurosis, paranoia, personality disorder, problems in living, prostration, psychosis, raw nerves, reaction, schizophrenia, shattered nerves, social maladjustment, twanging nerves
 
Main Entry: nervous disorder
Synonyms:
MS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, brain disease, cephalalgia, cerebral palsy, chorea, crack-up, emotional disorder, emotional instability, epilepsy, falling sickness, functional nervous disorder, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, headache, herpes zoster, insanity, ischialgia, maladjustment, manic-depressive psychosis, melancholia, mental disorder, mental illness, migraine, multiple sclerosis, nervous breakdown, neuralgia, neuritis, neuropathy, neurosis, organic psychosis, palsy, paranoia, personality disorder, polyneuritis, pressure neuropathy, priapism, problems in living, psychosis, radiculitis, reaction, schizophrenia, sciatic neuritis, sciatica, shaking palsy, shingles, social maladjustment, spastic paralysis, the jerks, tic douloureux, toxic psychosis
 
Main Entry: nervous prostration
Synonyms:
breakdown, circulatory collapse, collapse, crack-up, crackup, draining, exhaustedness, exhaustion, frayed nerves, frazzled nerves, jangled nerves, nervous breakdown, nervous exhaustion, neurasthenia, neurosis, prostration, raw nerves, shattered nerves, twanging nerves
 
Main Entry: nervous system
Synonyms:
afferent neuron, autonomic nervous system, axon, brain, central nervous system, cerebral cortex, craniosacral nervous system, dendrite, effector organ, efferent neuron, ganglion, gray matter, internuncial neuron, medullary sheath, nerve, nerve trunk, neuron, peripheral nervous system, plexus, sensorium, sensory area, sensory cell, solar plexus, spinal cord, synapse, thoracolumbar nervous system, white matter
 
Main Entry: nervous tension
Synonyms:
agitation, all-overs, angst, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, cankerworm of care, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, distress, disturbance, dread, fear, foreboding, forebodingness, inquietude, malaise, mental strain, misgiving, nervous strain, nervousness, overanxiety, perturbation, pins and needles, pressure, pucker, solicitude, stew, strain, stress, stress and strain, suspense, tautness, tenseness, tension, trouble, uneasiness, unquietness, upset, vexation, zeal
 
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