Meaning of “nerve-racking” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “nerve-racking” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nerve-rackingadjective [ not gradable ]

also nerve-wracking us /ˈnɜrv ˌræk·ɪŋ/

difficult to do and causing a lot of worry or anxiety:

I had to go out and find a new job, which is always a nerve-racking experience.

(Definition of “nerve-racking” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)