Usage examples for nervous

  1. " This is the first time I ever felt nervous before a race," said he. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. After what has passed I am not likely to be nervous." – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  3. He hastened in nervous entreaty: " You hire me, Mr. Ide. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  4. She has given me quite a nervous shock. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  5. Why was he nervous? – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  6. She had a nervous feeling that something new might have happened. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  7. Hurriedly running over the letters, he picked out one, and opened it with nervous fingers. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  8. I am nervous and- foolish, I suppose. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  9. But she was not nervous. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  10. But the couple by no means felt nervous or out of place. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. I kept getting more nervous from year to year, and finally I have had to give up my position. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  12. Then, as they entered the drawing- room, she said, with a little nervous smile: " I have heard from my son Stephen, Una." – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  13. Carlia, it seems, has had a nervous break down, and the father thinks you can help." – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  14. Pearlow had reason to be nervous. – The Last Straw by William J. Smith
  15. Every now and then he would give a nervous start and look back over his shoulder. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  16. I s'pose being all alone makes me nervous." – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  17. She's nervous, poor soul, every moment the boy's away from her. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  18. Sometimes I'm so nervous I can't look at you." – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  19. It makes him nervous, you see. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  20. She is nervous to- night. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman