Definition of Nervous. Meaning of Nervous. Synonyms of Nervous

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Definition of Nervous

Nervous
Nervous Nerv"ous, a. [L. nervosus sinewy, vigorous: cf. F. nerveux. See Nerve.] 1. possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. ``Nervous arms.' --Pope. 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind; characterized by strength in sentiment or style; forcible; spirited; as, a nervous writer. 3. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; as, nervous excitement; a nervous fever. 4. Having the nerves weak, diseased, or easily excited; subject to, or suffering from, undue excitement of the nerves; easily agitated or annoyed. Poor, weak, nervous creatures. --Cheyne. 5. Sensitive; excitable; timid.

Meaning of Nervous from wikipedia

- Look up nervous or nervousness in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Nervous may refer to: nervousness Nervous system, a network of cells in an animal's...
- In biology, the classical doctrine of the nervous system determines that it is a highly complex part of an animal that coordinates its actions and sensory...
- The autonomic nervous system (ANS), formerly referred to as the vegetative nervous system, is a division of the peripheral nervous system that supplies...
- The central nervous system (CNS) is the part of the nervous system consisting primarily of the brain and spinal cord. The CNS is so named because the...
- Nervous tissue, also called neural tissue, is the main tissue component of the nervous system. The nervous system regulates and controls body functions...
- sympathetic nervous system (SANS or SYNS) is one of the three divisions of the autonomic nervous system, the others being the parasympathetic nervous system...
- parasympathetic nervous system (PANS or PSNS) is one of the three divisions of the autonomic nervous system, the others being the sympathetic nervous system and...
- peripheral nervous system (PNS) is one of two components that make up the nervous system of bilateral animals, with the other part being the central nervous system...
- Look up nervous breakdown in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. "Nervous breakdown" is a term for a mental disorder with no agreed-upon medical definition...
- The enteric nervous system (ENS) or intrinsic nervous system is one of the main divisions of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and consists of a mesh-like...