[ US /ˈnɝvz/ ]
[ UK /nˈɜːvz/ ]
  1. an uneasy psychological state
    he suffered an attack of nerves
  2. control of your emotions
    this kind of tension is not good for my nerves
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How To Use nerves In A Sentence

  • choco-lemon's diary choco-lemon's Diaryland Diary nerves up until lunch this was a completely horrible day. it picked up when me, lindsay, and krist stopped at murray to buy a quatch. once we smoked i bowl i felt a million times better. and that scares me. Nerves
  • The nerves are the terminal branches of the right and left vagi, the former being distributed upon the back, and the latter upon the front part of the organ. XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach
  • The depth and rate of breathing are controlled by special centres in the brain, which influence the nerves that cause contraction and relaxation of the muscles of respiration.
  • The nerves that carry the pain impulse also transmit touch and temperature sensations. Times, Sunday Times
  • Normally, at times likes these, Montgomerie's nerves are so taut that it would be possible to play a guitar solo on them.
  • From the spine, thirty-one pairs of nerves, called _spinal nerves_, pass to different parts of my body; some to the lungs, some to the heart, some to the stomach, some to the bones, and some to the muscles and skin. Object Lessons on the Human Body A Transcript of Lessons Given in the Primary Department of School No. 49, New York City
  • Entrepreneur has to have nerves of steel and a very strong stomach.
  • It communicates with the oculomotor, the trochlear, the ophthalmic and the abducent nerves, and with the ciliary ganglion, and distributes filaments to the wall of the internal carotid artery. IX. Neurology. 7a. The Cephalic Portion of the Sympathetic System
  • The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves
  • Behind that quietness his nerves are jangling, he's in a terrible state.
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