NERVOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NERVOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
nervous
 a.  worried and anxious
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I guess I'm just nervous, then.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
2  He was not sorry to assure himself of Jotham's neutralising presence at the supper table, for Zeena was always "nervous" after a journey.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
3  I'm so nervous with just Melly in the house at night, with so many strange men in town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  But after all, she's never had a baby, and sometimes she makes me so nervous I could scream.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  Between her nervous apprehension over the thought that Melanie's time was approaching and her unconscious straining to hear the sound of the cannon, she could hardly eat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  She mighty tired and nervous like and scared fo this baby.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Lots of the Atlanta people have already come back, because they got nervous about Macon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  He cleared his throat raspingly, clawed at his whiskers and smiled his nervous timid smile.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  But he always was so nervous and fussy and old maidish.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
10  Moreover, he's nervous and timid and well meaning, and I don't know of any more damning qualities a man can have.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  "Don't tell me you didn't know I was to be your brother-in-law this spring," he said with nervous jocularity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  This was not the meek Frank she knew, the nervous beard clawer who she had learned could be bullied with such ease.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  She twisted about on the keg, becoming nervous and fidgety as Will still did not come.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  Well, that just about gave her the nervous fits after all the trouble she'd gone to.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
15  And their inner unease communicated itself to Scarlett, making her more nervous than before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
Example Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
16  I felt really nervous before the interview.
17  You're bound to feel nervous about your interview.
18  By the time I got into the interview I was a nervous wreck.
19  She became ever more nervous as the interview continued.
20  It's perfectly normal to be nervous before a performance.
21  I felt very nervous when I went into his office.
22  The young nurse was very nervous when she assisted at her first operation.
23  Despite my repeated assurances, Rob still looked very nervous.
24  Suddenly not know what course to take such a life,nervous, sensitive and busy.
25  His nervous glances at the passersby on the deserted street revealed his apprehension.
26  I asked was it a mere nervous impression--a delusion? I could not conceive or believe: it was more like an inspiration.
27  Scientists believe a parasite is attacking the lobsters' nervous system, killing the shellfish.
28  The bashful boy was nervous with strangers.
29  'Give your evidence,' said the King; 'and don't be nervous, or I'll have you executed on the spot.'
30  She had a nervous tremor in her right hand.