The state of being nervous; nervousness.

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  • nervosity — er*vos i*ty (n[ e]r*v[o^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. nervositas strength.] Nervousness. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nervosity — noun Date: 1787 the quality or state of being nervous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nervosity — /nerr vos i tee/, n. the quality of being nervous; nervousness. [1605 15 in sense strength ; NERV(OUS) + OSITY; cf. L nervositas strength] * * * …   Universalium

  • nervosity — n. nervousness, restlessness, jumpinessnÉœr vÉ‘sÉ™tɪ / nɜː vÉ‘sÉ™tɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nervosity — ner·vos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • nervosity — ner•vos•i•ty [[t]nɜrˈvɒs ɪ ti[/t]] n. nervousness • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • nervosity — ˌnərˈvärsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin nervositat , nervositas strength, thickness, from nervosus + itat , itas ity : nervousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …   Universalium

  • nervous — adjective /ˈnɜː.vəs,ˈnɝː.vəs/ a) Easily agitated or alarmed. Being on edge or edgy. b) Apprehensive, anxious, hesitant. Ant: calm, relaxed See Also …   Wiktionary

  • nervousness — noun The state or quality of being nervous. Syn: nervosity …   Wiktionary

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