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Synonyms of 'nervy'

(adjective) 
Definition
excitable or nervous
(British, informal)  Sometimes dad was nice to us, but sometimes he was bad-tempered and nervy.
Synonyms
anxious
She admitted she was still anxious about the situation.
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nervous
I get very nervous when I'm in the house alone at night.
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tense
He had been very tense, but he finally relaxed.
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agitated
She seemed agitated about something.
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wired (slang)
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restless
My father seemed very restless and excited.
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jittery (informal)
Investors have become jittery about the country's economy.
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on edge
Ever since their arrival she had felt on edge.
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excitable
The patient was in a highly excitable state.
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jumpy
I told myself not to be so jumpy.
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twitchy (informal)
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fidgety
I was so fidgety and nervous.
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adrenalized
(adjective) 
Synonyms

Additional synonyms

in the sense of agitated
She seemed agitated about something.
Synonyms
shaken,
rattled (informal),
worked up,
ruffled,
unnerved,
disquieted,
flustered,
fazed,
hot under the collar (informal),
in a flap (informal),
hot and bothered (informal),
antsy (informal),
angsty,
all of a flutter (informal),
discomposed,
flapping (informal)
in the sense of excitable
Definition
nervous and easily excited
The patient was in a highly excitable state.
Synonyms
uptight (informal),
chippy (informal),
hot-tempered,
highly strung,
adrenalized
in the sense of fidgety
I was so fidgety and nervous.
Synonyms
jittery (informal),
twitchy (informal),
antsy (informal)

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