Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nervousness

3 senses of nervousness

Sense 1
jitteriness, jumpiness, nervousness, restiveness -- (the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters)
       => anxiety -- (a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune)

Sense 2
nervousness, nerves -- (an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves")
       => psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition -- ((psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state")

Sense 3
nervousness -- (a sensitive or highly strung temperament)
       => disposition, temperament -- (your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition")

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