Adjectives for Nerves | Words to describe Nerves

  • Shattered
  • Catholic
  • Pleural
  • Unquiet
  • Olfactory
  • Shocked
  • Twitching
  • Wonderful
  • Coarse
  • Over-Strained
  • Tormented
  • Overwrought
  • Good
  • Optic
  • Jaded
  • Strained
  • Sensory
  • Diseased
  • Tightened
  • Delicate
  • Equal-Sized
  • Strong
  • Shaken
  • Jangling
  • Cranial
  • Natural
  • Ragged
  • Own
  • Poisoned
  • Troublesome
  • Unexpected
  • Old
  • Quivered
  • Quivering
  • Lacerated
  • Dead
  • Expectant
  • Spinal
  • Fine
  • Mere
  • Physical
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    • 1. These are the third, sixth, and twelfth pairs of cranial nerves, and the thirty-one pairs of spinal nerves. 🔊
    • 2. To you who read this record in peace and safety, this may seem a wild or exaggerated statement, a product of over-strained nerves. 🔊
    • 3. The mere thought exasperated, with its suggestions of imagination, overwrought nerves, hysteria, and the rest. 🔊
    • 4. His nerves this deeper emotion left alone: it reached instead to something infinite in him that mere nerves could neither deal with nor interpret. 🔊
    • 5. But it is the reaction of his own natural nerves that we require, not the pallid, second-hand reaction of his tedious, formulated opinions. 🔊
    • 6. A vertical section of the cerebrum, cerebellum, and medulla oblongata, showing the relation of the cranial nerves at their origin. 🔊
    • 7. These are the third, sixth, and twelfth pairs of cranial nerves, and the thirty-one pairs of spinal nerves. 🔊
    • 8. The cranial nerves, with the exception of the olfactory, optic, and auditory, connect with each other by means of filaments. 🔊
    • 9. It was minutes before my shocked nerves were equal to a resumption of the task; but at last I took it up again, with a groan. 🔊
    • 10. And with his own nerves tingling, Wulfhere swept the strings of his harp, and they sang softly and tenderly an old ballad. 🔊
    • 11. To McLean's tense, expectant nerves it was like a scene at the pantomime. 🔊
    • 12. And the fresh excitement made me more than ever insensible to those considerations of conscience and of safety which were already as dead nerves in my breast. 🔊
    • 13. The suddenness and the emphasis of the ding told on unexpected nerves, but it brought the Fourth Reader class up erect. 🔊
    • 14. It was a great deed, neatly carried out, and it shook the already shaken nerves of the Fore and Aft. 🔊
    • 15. It was the out-of-door work that put Val right, too, painting a faint colour in her thin cheeks, and laying dew on her jaded nerves. 🔊
    • 16. And then a roar burst from him that fairly split his ears, the reaction of his quivered nerves and racking fears of his uncertainties, his tightening terrors. 🔊
    • 17. His kindness suddenly overcame her and touched her; she hid her face in her hands and burst out crying, and the tears eased and softened her strained nerves. 🔊
    • 18. A discontent set the corners of his tightly compressed lips drooping, and once or twice he stirred impatiently, as though his irritation of mind had communicated itself to his physical nerves. 🔊
    • 19. Joan was weeping again, not the devastating flood of the past night, but sweet and healing tears, as good for strained nerves as a summer rain is good for flowers. 🔊
    • 20. The reporter expresses his belief that the stomach in this case performed all the functions of the senses, and that the epidermis, with its network of fine nerves, acted in place of the usual organs. 🔊
    • 21. There was difficulty in keeping the secret from Vincy, who was actually staying in the house, and whose wonderful nerves and whimsical mind were so sensitive to every variation of his surroundings. 🔊
    • 22. He has the gross vices, the coarse nerves, of one who is to rule among violent people, and he is so little 'too friendly' to his friends that he bundles them out of doors when their time is over. 🔊
    • 23. The disorder of the room, the still dripping ceiling, the noise, the displaced ties and crumpled shirts of my companions, jarred on my tormented nerves.... 🔊
    • 24. When I returned at night, with my brain somewhat muddled by the effects of a few glasses of wine, a vague whiff of oriental perfume tickled delicately my olfactory nerves. 🔊
    • 25. The next instant, my vision apparently rectified by the comparative dusk, I saw no one, and concluded that my optic nerves had been momentarily affected from within. 🔊
    • 26. The horror of his approaching the helpless sleeper at the other side of the room was too much for the girl's strained nerves. 🔊
    • 27. In the morning, even before the coming of the dawn, the music came again; and it beat upon her worn, ragged nerves, and tore and wrenched at her heart until she could stand it no longer. 🔊
    • 28. Poor fellow, what does this mean!--diseased nerves of course. 🔊
    • 29. However, since I was at Bigthorpe, I thought I would stay there a couple of days or so to restore my shattered nerves. 🔊
    • 30. There is struggle tense and continued, quickened breath, moist brow, tightened nerves, the stain of blood, a scar here and there, and heart-breaking experiences. 🔊
    • 31. It was thirty-six hours later when a vague consciousness of pain, growing upon his poisoned nerves, sharpened to a climax, and he opened his eyes, lying where he found himself without moving. 🔊
    • 32. Charlotte even more effectively than I. Evelyn needs simply to build up a strong physical body; then these troublesome nerves will take care of themselves. 🔊
    • 33. And even before the storm of sobs, shaken from the girl by strained and jangling nerves, had ceased, Mrs. Leland was trying to make excuses for her husband. 🔊
    • 34. I could not but think this as well, for her mother's delicate nerves could never have borne the parting from a child so beloved, and Zoë's leave to come would have been rescinded at the last moment. 🔊
    • 35. At the anterior end, over the junction with the collar chord, three equal-sized nerves rise on each side, with a fourth, smaller one, outside; these go to the trophi and to the two olfactory sacks. 🔊
    • 36. But, infirm and aged crones, Do not risk your ancient bones; Your old nerves would suffer sadly jarred and jolted by the stones. 🔊
    • 37. He knew that Hamlen would keep his promise so long as he remained master of himself, but the roving eyes and the twitching nerves warned Huntington that he must not place too great reliance upon this expectation. 🔊
    • 38. Unless one has good nerves, it is advisable not to look at the window, which was given by the students of the Theological College under Canon Pindar, its first Principal. 🔊
    • 39. Such epithets as "hero of the Reformation," "angel with the everlasting Gospel flying through the midst of heaven," "restorer of the Christian faith," grate on Catholic nerves. 🔊
    • 40. Gypsies have strong nerves and much cheek, but this was beyond her endowment; she was appalled at the unearthly strangeness of the whole proceeding, and when she spoke there was a skeleton rattle in her words and a quaver of startled ghastliness in her laugh. 🔊

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