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Synonyms for nerves

Noun

1. nervousness, nerves, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition
usage: an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"
2. nerves, self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will
usage: control of your emotions; "this kind of tension is not good for my nerves"

Noun

1. nervousness, nerves, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition
usage: any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
2. nerves, self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will
usage: the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
3. nerve, nervus, fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus
usage: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

Verb

1. steel, nerve, brace, poise
usage: get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
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