Stage-fright



noun
1.
nervousness felt by a performer or speaker when appearing before an audience.
stage fright
noun
1.
nervousness or panic that may beset a person about to appear in front of an audience
noun

See performance anxiety
stage fright
Acute nervousness when performing or speaking before an audience, as in When John first had to present his findings to the board of directors, stage fright made him stutter. [ Second half of 1800s ]

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