Another word for nervousness
The state of being temporarily nervous
stimulation, agitation, perturbation, inspiration, animation, intoxication, disquietude, delirium, discomfiture, elation, feverishness, anger, the jerks*, stage fright*, butterflies in the stomach*, the jitters*, the shakes*; see also embarrassment 1, excitement.
The quality of being nervous in temperament
sensitivity, sensitiveness, mettlesomeness, demonstrativeness, excitability, irascibility, impulsiveness, impetuosity, uncontrollability, turbulence, moodiness, hastiness, vehemence, hypersensitivity, neuroticism, impatience, neurasthenia; see also sensitivity.