Antonyms of adj nervy

3 senses of nervy

Sense 1
edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight -- (being in a tense state)

INDIRECT (VIA tense) -> relaxed -- (without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion")

Sense 2
nervy -- (showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers")

INDIRECT (VIA bold) -> timid -- (showing fear and lack of confidence)

Sense 3
brash, cheeky, nervy -- (offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say")

INDIRECT (VIA forward) -> backward -- ((used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover")

Similarity of adj nervy

3 senses of nervy

Sense 1
edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight -- (being in a tense state)
       => tense (vs. relaxed) -- (in or of a state of physical or nervous tension)

Sense 2
nervy -- (showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers")
       => bold (vs. timid) -- (fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure")

Sense 3
brash, cheeky, nervy -- (offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say")
       => forward (vs. backward) -- (used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline")

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