nerves nerves  /ˈnɜrvz/


  1. (n) an uneasy psychological state
  2. (n) control of your emotions


  1. Every muscular function of the human body is triggered by a small electrical current transmitted to the muscles through the nerves.
  2. Two nerves and two body chemicals do that.
  3. One of the hardest tricks in surgery is the repair of torn nerves.


  1. Rupee snaps five-day fall as Fitch upgrade boosts sentiment

    By Swati Bhat MUMBAI (Reuters) - The rupee rallied on Wednesday, snapping a five-session losing streak, as an upgrade by Fitch Ratings helped calm investor nerves after a series of record lows were hit ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Yosemite Community To Meet About Suspicious Fires

    Some suspicious fires have nerves on edge in one Madera County community. The fires in Yosemite Lakes Park are under investigation. The latest happened just last night, and now nervous residents are giving us a first hand look at the destruction and what they expect from fire officials. CBS47’s  Lemor Abrams is live with more from worried homeowners. As flames threatened homes on Reevas Lane ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS 47 Fresno

  3. New freshman converge on MSU for orientation

    BOZEMAN - Nerves were high on Monday at Montana State University where hundreds of high school grads from across the nation got ready to start the next chapter of their lives.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KXLF Butte

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