Origin of nervous
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In this nervous city in an embattled country, even small explosions can have a big impact.
Are you excited, nervous, afraid, all of the above for the new Star Wars films?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Nervous fans can keep a vigilant eye on it via a webcam hosted on the town website that offers 24-hour goat viewing.
Truth be told, there is no one better at capturing the agony and alarm of a woman in the throes of a nervous breakdown than Moore.
He's watching it because of his fondness for Bergman and because, he says, “She'll be nervous about my opinion.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was slightly open, to his nervous fancy it seemed to be shaking.The Avenger|E. Phillips Oppenheim
In opposition to Dewey's argument, it would be reasonable to contend that plasticity is inherent in all nervous substance.John Dewey's logical theory|Delton Thomas Howard
Of nervous force and brain-power as the real source of intelligence, they 87had no idea.
"And so have I," confessed Alec, with a little dry, nervous laugh.In Quest of Gold|Alfred St. Johnston
A little later, smiling in a nervous way he had of late, Young Van turned toward the headquarters tent.The Road Builders|Samuel Merwin