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Definition of "nerve-wracking" []

  • Intensely distressing or irritating to the nerves. (adjective)

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Use "nerve-wracking" in a sentence
  • "Recorded with a Go Pro camera mounted to his head, you hear what he calls the nerve-wracking beep of the Geiger counter checking his radiation exposure as he wound his way with work crews through the dark tunnels and rooms of the reactor."
  • "Playing in front of the crowd isn't the nerve-wracking bit, it doesn't really bother me how many people are there."
  • "Mabius keeps a straight face at Posey's unpredictable, sometimes nerve-wracking performance."
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