Cool and Nervous


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Cool adjective – Free from emotional or mental agitation.
Usage example: in a crisis keep a cool head, even if no one else is

Nervous is an antonym for cool in calm topic.
Nearby Words: coolness, coolly, cooler, cooled, cooling
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Nervous adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Usage example: he was nervous about how he would do at the varsity basketball tryouts

Cool is an antonym for nervous in topics: apprehensive, anxious.
Nearby Words: nerve, nervy, nervously
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Things that words describes

person cool person nervous person
girl cool girl nervous girl
character cool character nervous character
man cool man nervous man
Other nouns: guy, woman, look, way, personality, pose, voice, song, demeanor.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Mad Men He's so cool when he first meets Peggy... then he's reduced to nervous stammering when he's on her turf.
  • Film / The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug He's usually confindent and cool-headed, but when he tries to negotiate with Beorn he looks really nervous, probably to show that Beorn is, indeed, very dangerous.
  • He's cheerful but nervous, wears huge purple Nerd Glasses, and thinks baked goods are the way to win over the cool kids.
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