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Wordnet 3.0


1. extremely irritating to the nerves;
- Example: "nerve-racking noise"
- Example: "the stressful days before a war"
- Example: "a trying day at the office"
[syn: nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, trying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nerve-racking \nerve-racking\ (n[~e]rv"-r[a^]k`[i^]ng), adj. Extremely irritating to the nerves; stressful; trying; as, nerve-wracking noise. [Also spelled nerve-wracking.] Syn: stressful, trying. [WordNet 1.5]