And Weiner has no constitutional responsibility to concern himself with the nervousness of his colleagues or even the president.
So I still had that nervousness as I sat waiting for the name to be called.
Adding to the nervousness are mixed messages from those who are supposed to be in the know.
Stewarts says he and his fellow captains have been dealing with headaches, stomach problems and nervousness.
His nervousness had something to do with the secret police, eyeing us shiftily from their table by the window.
Either the X-ray or radium had caused her dermatitis and nervousness.
Nevertheless I caught myself in time to conceal my nervousness.
Like all people tormented by nervousness, heat distracted him.
The state of nervousness of the older man was painfully perceptible.
It was impossible for these first callers to restrain a thrill of nervousness as to the nature of the reception before them.
c.1400, "affecting the sinews," from Latin nervosus "sinewy, vigorous," from nervus "sinew, nerve" (see nerve). Meaning "of or belonging to the nerves" in the modern sense is from 1660s. Meaning "suffering disorder of the nervous system" is from 1734; illogical sense "restless, agitated, lacking nerve" is 1740. Widespread popular use as a euphemism for mental forced the medical community to coin neurological to replace it in the older sense. Nervous wreck first attested 1862. Related: Nervously; nervousness.
nervous nerv·ous (nûr'vəs)
Of or relating to the nerves or nervous system.
Stemming from or affecting the nerves or nervous system, as a disease.
Easily agitated or distressed.