How to Pronounce nervy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "nervy" is [nˈɜːvi], [nˈɜːvi], [n_ˈɜː_v_i].

"Nervy" in context

Nervy is a term used to describe a person that is anxious, or someone who acts or speaks hurriedly or recklessly. This type of behaviour can often be seen during moments of stress or in individuals who suffer from high levels of anxiety. Nervy behaviour can be identified in an individual's mannerisms, such as hand wringing, rapidly tapping their fingers, or exhibiting a tense facial expression. It can also be detected in one's speech, such as loud talking or a mumbling that is difficult to make out.

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