extreme, great

There has been great nervousness about the future.

betray, show, show signs of

She managed to speak without betraying her nervousness.

cover, cover up, hide

She laughed to hide her nervousness.


I could sense his nervousness.

from nervousness

I was babbling from nervousness.

out of nervousness

He found himself chattering away out of nervousness.

nervousness about

her nervousness about working with children

nervousness at

He felt some nervousness at the prospect of meeting her.

a sign of nervousness

Adjusting your tie is often a sign of nervousness.

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