This page is about the collocation nervous wreck
collocation pattern: adjective + noun
a person who's very stressed or nervous
- Jim's a great singer, but he's always a nervous wreck before he goes on stage.
- Diana was a nervous wreck for at least a week before her wedding.
A more formal collocation is "nervous exhaustion", as in "She's been suffering from nervous exhaustion".
Which could be called a "nervous wreck"?
Contributor: Matt Errey