nervy

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Labour backbenchers detected Blair's nerviness as he fiddled with his specs a lot - a sure measure of his confidence.
But when we arrived in London, I noticed that Mike was on edge throughout and there seemed to be a prevalent atmosphere of nerviness and apprehension.
But if those impulses often left him isolated and barely scraping by, they fed the raw nerviness of his work.