nervosity

ner·vos·i·ty

 (nûr-vŏs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The quality or state of being nervous.

[Latin nervōsitās, sinewy strength, from nervōsus, sinewy; see nervous.]

nervosity

(nɜːˈvɒsɪtɪ)
npl -ties
(Botany) botany obsolete (of plants) the condition of having nerves or veins

ner•vos•i•ty

(nɜrˈvɒs ɪ ti)

n.
nervousness.
[1780–90]
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But there are places in the book where the thrill of the fantastic and the imagination's ability, as Shelley says, "to create what it sees," left me behind, excluded, confronted with a gorgeous nervosity I could not enter.