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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NERVINESS

Miss Cole was perfectly calm and collected when entering the biplane, and showed no signs of "nerviness."

WORD ORIGIN

"full of courage," 1870, from nerve + -y (2). Sense of "excitable" is from 1891.

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