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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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