Today’s Parola del Giorno is the adjective, nervoso, which means irritable, short-tempered, and is often used to describe someone who is in a bad mood. It can also be used to mean nervous, someone who is anxious or tense before a concert or having to speak in public. It all depends on the context! See the adjective used below in its context:
Mio padre è sempre nervoso quando torna tardi da lavoro. Certe volte preferisco uscire di casa per non starlo a sentire, perché divento ansioso a stare vicino a lui quando è di cattivo umore.
My father is always irritable when he returns late from work. Sometimes I prefer to get out of the house so that I do not have to listen to him, because I get anxious being near him when he is in a bad mood.