bundle of nerves


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a bundle of nerves

Someone who is very nervous, anxious, or uneasy. I was a bundle of nerves before the driving test started. Look at that poor bundle of nerves over there. She's so anxious she's shaking.
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bundle of nerves

a very nervous person. I was a bundle of nerves before my dental appointment.
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bundle of nerves

Extremely jittery, tense, or fearful person, as in For months after the accident, Aunt Jane was a bundle of nerves. [1930s]
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a bag/bundle of ˈnerves

(informal) a person who is very frightened, worried or nervous about something: She was a bundle of nerves at the start of the interview but she became more confident later.He’s a bag of nerves. He needs a break.
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bundle of nerves

n. a very nervous person. I’m just a bundle of nerves. I wish this were over.
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bundle of nerves

An extremely nervous person.
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Down the center, a bundle of nerves runs from end to end.
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