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Spanish translation of “nerve”

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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