Nervous and Overwrought


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Nervous adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Overwrought is a synonym for nervous in anxious topic. In some cases you can use "Overwrought" instead an adjective "Nervous".
Nearby Words: nerve, nervy, nervously
Synonyms for Nervous


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Overwrought adjective – Being in a state of increased activity or agitation.
Usage example: became overwrought when she heard that her child was missing

Nervous is a synonym for overwrought in tense topic. You can use "Nervous" instead an adjective "Overwrought", if it concerns topics such as exhausted and excited.
Synonyms for Overwrought

Things that words describes

expression nervous expression overwrought expression
personality nervous personality overwrought personality
music nervous music overwrought music
voice nervous voice overwrought voice
Other nouns: song, vocals.
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