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