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Correct spelling:
nervous
Definition:

Strong; vigorous; having weak or irritable nerves.

Synonyms:
agitated (adjective)
shuddering, shivering, erratic, quaking, writhing, perturbed, churned, spastic, convulsive, jarred, distraught, troubled, quavering, disturbed, jittery, shaken, upset, agitated, disquieted, twitchy, trembling, unquiet, uneasy, jumpy, shaking, skittish, wobbling, twitching, palpitating, quivering, fluttered, restless, jerky, feverish.
excitable (adjective)
touchy, quick-tempered, cranky, emotional, short-tempered, rash, edgy, fragile, irritable, brittle, hot-tempered, volatile, high-strung, sensitive, passionate, fiery, impulsive, tempestuous, crusty, combustible, stormy, explosive, excitable, volcanic, ardent, neurotic, reckless.
excited (adjective)
bothered.
Other synonyms:
dying, alarmed, uptight, ill at ease, creepy, worrisome, brain damage, flyaway, spasmodic, spooky, brain cell, (with) your heart in your mouth, benign, petrified, brain, fidgety, offensive, cerebral, distressed, head-in-the-clouds, restive, hyperkinetic, clinical, distressful, nauseous, worried, catching, nerve-racking, hinky, brainstem, nauseated, hung up, fraught, distressing, fluttery, excited, neuronal, intimidated, antsy, anxious, apprehensive, panic-stricken, feelings, acute, agitating, congenital, nervy, unsettling, asymptomatic, atwitter, brain death, communicable, skittery, fiddle-footed, disquieting, skittish, nauseating, aflutter, sick, hyperexcitable, sickening, on edge, fearful, noisome, queasy, hyper, neuronic, concerned, nail-biting, startled, flighty, scatterbrained, advanced, chronic, tense, frightened, hairy, disturbing, timid, unnerving, central nervous system, goosey, sickish, solicitous, vile, neural, insecure, scared, loathsome, troubled, shy, autoimmune, cerebral cortex, afraid, brainwave, hyperactive, awkward, excitable, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, dithery, tighten, het up, cerebellum.
Common misspellings:
  1. nervouse (35%)
  2. nervious (28%)
  3. nevous (8%)
  4. nerveous (6%)
  5. nervus (4%)
  6. nervos (2%)
  7. nerous (2%)
  8. nearvous (1%)
  9. nevrous (1%)
Examples of usage:
  1. Martin started and gave a nervous laugh.
    - - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock.
  2. I was nervous, and feared I wasn't prepared, but say!
    - - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock. - "Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore", Amy Brooks.
  3. There followed a long and nervous pause.
    - - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock. - "Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore", Amy Brooks. - "The Getting of Wisdom", Henry Handel Richardson.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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