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Translation of "nerve" - English-Spanish dictionary

nerve

noun /nəːv/
(anatomy) one of the cords which carry messages between all parts of the body and the brain nervio the optic nerve. courage valor He must have needed a lot of nerve to do that He lost his nerve. rudeness descaro What a nerve! nerves noun plural the condition of being too easily excited or upset nervios She suffers from nerves. nervous adjective of the nerves nervioso the nervous system. rather afraid nervioso She was nervous about travelling by air a nervous old lady. nervously adverb nerviosamente, con inquietud He waited nervously outside the boss’s office. nervousness noun nerviosismo He tried not to show any signs of nervousness during the interview. nervy adjective excitable nervioso The horse is rather nervy. nerviness noun nerviosismo nerve-racking adjective causing great anxiety or nervousness desesperante, agotador a nerve-racking experience. nervous breakdown noun (medical) a period of mental illness caused by a time of great strain crisis nerviosa He suffered a nervous breakdown. nervous system noun (anatomy) the brain, spinal cord, and nerves of a person or animal. sistema nervioso get on someone’s nerves to irritate someone crispar los nervios a alguien Her behaviour really gets on my nerves.
(Definition of nerve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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