[ UK /nˈɜːvəsli/ ]
[ US /ˈnɝvəsɫi/ ]
  1. in an anxiously nervous manner
    we watched the stock market nervously
  2. with nervous excitement
    our bodies jumped nervously away at the slightest touch
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How To Use nervously In A Sentence

  • Refreshed and regowned, again in dark colors unrelieved by any bright embroidery, Aene paced nervously along a subtly lit path towards the Castrea residence.
  • She hadn't seen Kenta much, but when she had in the last week he had been smiling nervously and in a strained manner.
  • My ears were met with the noise of Bam nervously jangling his car keys.
  • She was fidgeting nervously with her pen.
  • Her long, slender fingers toyed nervously with the two rings she had on her right hand.
  • I looked at him dourly and gnawed on my nail nervously.
  • Her eyes moved about in worry and she began to chew her bottom lip nervously.
  • Mary Torres, of Ratcliffe Street, York, nervously watched the game with her Argentine husband Pablo and four-year-old son Nico, who worships the South American side.
  • For he really did believe capitalism controls the proles not by physical oppression but by bread and circuses, by cultural debasement - or ‘dumbing down’ as we now nervously say.
  • Jim was not in the mood for any more liquor or food, and simply sat, trying and failing not to clasp and unclasp his hands nervously. Starcraft II: Devils’ Due
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