Antonyms for nerve racking

Grammar : Adj
Spell : nurv-rak-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɜrvˌræk ɪŋ

Definition of nerve racking

Origin :
  • also nerveracking, 1812, from nerve + present participle of verbal sense of rack (n.1).
  • As in nerve-racking : adj distressing
  • As in on edge : adj tense
  • As in tense : adj under stress, pressure
  • As in harrowing : adj dangerous, frightening
Example sentences :
  • The high officials in both countries lived in an uncertainty as to events in Cuba which must have been nerve racking.
  • Extract from : « The History of Cuba, vol. 3 » by Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Friday, July Fourth, was celebrated by the absence of fire-crackers and fireworks and other nerve racking and dangerous devices.
  • Extract from : « Papers and proceedings of the thirty-fifth general meeting of the American Library Association, 1913 » by Various
  • It was nerve racking to meet so many curves and not to know whether the riders would pass us on the right or on the left.
  • Extract from : « Europe from a Motor Car » by Russell Richardson
  • He has a very short time in which to accomplish a great deal, and his position at best is nerve racking.
  • Extract from : « A Simple Explanation of Modern Banking Customs » by Humphrey Robinson
  • We were all "dreadful tired," for this was the third night of late hours and nerve racking strain.
  • Extract from : « The Story Girl » by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Synonyms for nerve racking

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