Definition of Nervously

1. Adverb. In an anxiously nervous manner. "We watched the stock market nervously"

Partainyms: Nervous

2. Adverb. With nervous excitement. "Our bodies jumped nervously away at the slightest touch"
Partainyms: Nervous

Definition of Nervously

1. adv. In a nervous manner.

Definition of Nervously

1. Adverb. In a nervous manner; with nervosity; in a way that displays nervousness. ¹

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Definition of Nervously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervously

nervous dyspepsia
nervous exhaustion
nervous hit
nervous indigestion
nervous lobe
nervous lobe of hypophysis
nervous part of retina
nervous prostration
nervous strain
nervous system
nervous system physiology
nervous systems
nervous tissue
nervous tunic of eyeball
nervously (current term)
nervus abducens
nervus accessorius
nervus acusticus
nervus alveolaris inferior
nervus ampullaris anterior
nervus ampullaris lateralis

Literary usage of Nervously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"He is very ill—very near death now," Deronda went on, nervously, and then stopped short. He felt that he must wait. Would she divine the rest ? ..."

2. Life in Danbury: Being a Brief But Comprehensive Record of the Doings of a by James Montgomery Bailey (1873)
"shrieked Swift, as he dove into the package, and nervously took a bite. And the next moment the parsnips were put off the train, and Swift commenced to tell ..."

3. Snake Walkers by J. Everett Prewitt (2005)
"she asked, rubbing her hands nervously. "Nothing much. He wanted to know what I found." "You be careful of that man. He is an evil, evil man. ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1869)
"... nervously clutched the Ъ;к*Ь of я poor-box, is their Ormuzd; ... nervously ..."

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