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Synonyms for nerve

Synonyms for (noun) nerve

Synonyms: nerve, brass, cheek, boldness, face Definition: impudent aggressiveness Usage: I couldn't believe her boldness; he had the effrontery to question my honesty

Similar words: aggressiveness Definition: the quality of being bold and enterprising

Synonyms: heart, spunk, nerve, mettle Definition: the courage to carry on Usage: he kept fighting on pure spunk; you haven't got the heart for baseball

Similar words: courage, courageousness, braveness, bravery Definition: a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

Synonyms: nerve, nervus Definition: any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

Similar words: fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculus Definition: a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)

Synonyms for (verb) nerve

Synonyms: nerve, steel Definition: get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

Similar words: brace, poise Definition: prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult