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Synonyms of nervy

Adjective


1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight, tense (vs. relaxed)

usage: being in a tense state

2. nervy, bold (vs. timid)

usage: showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers"

3. brash, cheeky, nervy, forward (vs. backward)

usage: offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"

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