A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
Variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, that results from the influence of one or more external bodies. Gravitational attraction between planets can cause perturbations and cause a planet to deviate from its expected orbit. Perturbations in Neptune's orbit led to the discovery of the object—Pluto—that was causing the perturbation. Perturbations in the orbits of stars have led to the discovery of planetary systems outside of our Solar system.
A former category of mental disorder, including such symptoms as irritability, fatigue, weakness, anxiety, and localized pains without apparent physical causes, thought to result from weakness or exhaustion of the nervous system
A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
Find another word for nervousness. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for nervousness, like: stimulation, agitation, perturbation, inspiration, animation, intoxication, disquietude, delirium, discomfiture, elation and feverishness.
There was nervousness in Lydia's voice.
Her nervousness grew as she looked down the beach.
I sensed her nervousness; or panic.
The government was inclined to believe the nervousness was due to Arthur's need for a lot of money in a hurry.
In some people, however, nervousness is induced; and the winds, in particular, often have this effect.