[ nur-vos-i-tee ]
/ nɜrˈvɒs ɪ ti /
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the quality of being nervous; nervousness.
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Origin of nervosity
1605–15 in an earlier sense “strength”; nerv(ous) + -osity; compare Latin nervōsitās “strength”
Words nearby nervosity
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Example sentences from the Web for nervosity
But at the same time his nervosity caused him to produce sometimes effects a trifle hard, a trifle harsh.Franz Liszt|James Huneker