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nervousness

[ nur-vuhs-nis ]
/ ˈnɜr vəs nɪs /
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noun
the state or condition of being highly, acutely, or unnaturally uneasy or excitable:There is always an element of nervousness or stage fright in public speaking.High levels of thyroid hormones can cause side effects such as weight loss, rapid heart rate, and nervousness.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nervousness

non·nerv·ous·ness, nouno·ver·nerv·ous·ness, nounsem·i·nerv·ous·ness, nounun·nerv·ous·ness, noun
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