Nervous agitation caused by fear, anxiety, or stress:
Any of the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body. Nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.
Find another word for mettle. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mettle, like: bravery, animation, energy, spunk, stamina, pluck, force, life, vitality, courage and strength.
Lana didn't have the mettle to survive the way he knew how.
He suspected it was because the same mettle lining Dusty's backbone lined hers.
Determined that in this first battle against a white nation they would show their mettle, the Japanese lavished both time and forethought on the minutest preparations.
A month of harassing skirmishes ensued, during which the Egyptian troops showed their mettle at Mograka, where 200 of them held the fort against a superior number of dervishes, and in combats at Ambigol, Kosha and Firket.
Her whimsical and adventuresome spirit puts her so much on her mettle that she makes rather a poor subject for the psychological experimenter.