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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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nervous
Definition:
Pertaining to or affected by the nerves.

Synonyms:

adjective
agitated
agitated, convulsive, disquieted, distraught, disturbed, erratic, feverish, jerky, jittery, jumpy, palpitating, perturbed, quaking, quavering, quivering, restless, shaken, shaking, shivering, shuddering, skittish, spastic, trembling, troubled, twitching, uneasy, unquiet, upset, wobbling, writhing, Churned, Jarred, fluttered, twitchy.
all
nervous.
amazing
awesome.
anxious, fearful
afraid, agitated, annoyed, apprehensive, bothered, concerned, distressed, disturbed, edgy, excitable, fidgety, fitful, flustered, fussy, hesitant, high-strung, hysterical, irritable, jittery, jumpy, nervy, neurotic, overwrought, querulous, restive, ruffled, sensitive, shaky, shrinking, shy, skittish, snappish, solicitous, taut, tense, timid, timorous, troubled, uneasy, unstrung, upset, uptight, volatile, weak, wired, worried, twitchy, spooked, unrestful, basket case, on edge.
brittle
irritable, short, shortest.
cowardly
timid, weak-kneed, softer, weak, yellow-bellied, Chicken-hearted, Cowhearted, pigeonhearted, having the willies, lacking courage, no guts, running scared.
emotional
heartwarming, hot-blooded, temperamental, hotblooded.
excitable
ardent, brittle, combustible, cranky, crusty, edgy, emotional, excitable, explosive, fiery, fragile, high-strung, hot-tempered, impulsive, irritable, mercurial, overzealous, passionate, quick-tempered, rash, reckless, sensitive, short-tempered, stormy, tempestuous, touchy, volatile, volcanic, galvanic, neurotic, Agitable, Alarmable, Hot-headed, over-zealous, hottempered, short fused.
excited
wired, juiced up, aflame, bothered, keyed up, steamed up, zipped up.
fearful
aflutter, afraid, cowardly, phobic, in a dither, goose-bumpy, rabbity.
fidgety
fidgety, unrestful, on pins and needles, nervous wreck, up the wall.
ill at ease
unrelaxed, out of place, on tenterhooks.
impressionable
sensitive.
overwrought
overstrung, over-excited, strung-out, over-wrought, all shook up, fired-up, freaked-out, hot under collar, hot-and-bothered, keyed-up, worked-up, wound-up.
self-conscious
self-conscious, out of countenance.
sensitive
oversensitive, sensory, hypersensitive, reactive, supersensitive, Susceptive, sensatory, sensile, easily affected, turned on to, emotionable, touchy feely, tuned in.
shaky
shaky, tottery, jellylike, rootless, unfirm, Fluctuant, tremorous, all aquiver, aquake, ashake, in firm, not set.
sleepless
wideawake.
unstrung
unstrung.
weak
nerveless, weakest, wimpy, laid back.
worried
worrying, worried stiff.
noun
nervous
aflutter, anxious, excitable, excited, neural, skittish, spooky, tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet.
timid
afraid, apprehensive, shy, timid, worried.
Examples of usage:
  1. She felt nervous as she went down the hall. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  2. She gave a little nervous laugh. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  3. But I am so nervous. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  4. I thought you were nervous then; you sent for the doctor the next day. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  5. " No, I am not nervous," she answered. – Ideala by Sarah Grand

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