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Spanish translation of “nerve”

nerve

noun /nəːv/
one of the cords which carry messages between all parts of the body and the brain the optic nerve. courage
valor
He must have needed a lot of nerve to do that He lost his nerve.
rudeness What a nerve! nerves noun plural the condition of being too easily excited or upset She suffers from nerves. nervous adjective of the nerves the nervous system. rather afraid She was nervous about travelling by air a nervous old lady. nervously adverb
nerviosamente, con inquietud
nervousness noun nervy adjective excitable The horse is rather nervy. nerviness noun nerve-racking adjective causing great anxiety or nervousness
desesperante, agotador
a nerve-racking experience.
nervous breakdown a period of mental illness caused by a time of great strain
crisis nerviosa
He siffered a nervous breakdown.
nervous system the brain, spinal cord and nerves of a person or animal. 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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