Afraid and Nervous

Afraid

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Afraid adjective – Filled with fear or dread.
Usage example: Melissa is afraid of flying, so she takes a train from Boston to visit her brother in Chicago

Nervous is a synonym for afraid in cowardly topic. In some cases you can use "Nervous" instead an adjective "Afraid", when it comes to topics like anxious, fearful, frightened, scared.
Synonyms for Afraid

Nervous

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Nervous adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Afraid is a synonym for nervous in cowardly topic. You can use "Afraid" instead an adjective "Nervous", if it concerns topics such as anxious.
Nearby Words: nerve, nervy, nervously
Synonyms for Nervous

Things that words describes

person afraid person nervous person
man afraid man nervous man
guy afraid guy nervous guy
wreck afraid wreck nervous wreck
Other nouns: song.

Both words in one sentence

  • Power Incontinence Elsa from Frozen can control her powers when she's in a good mood, but if she's afraid or nervous, the results can be disastrous, such as her changing the seasons from summer to winter.
  • Toys / Uglydolls Cold Feet is nervous and afraid to do anything.
  • Comic Book / The Night Gwen Stacy Died Drugs Are Bad: LSD makes Harry a nervous schizophrenic wreck who becomes afraid to be alone, and begins wondering whether he even exists.
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