Definition of Jitteriness

1. Noun. The anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.

Exact synonyms: Jumpiness, Nervousness, Restiveness
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Derivative terms: Jittery, Jumpy, Nervous, Nervous, Restive

Definition of Jitteriness

1. Noun. The state of being jittery ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jitteriness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jitteriness

jitney
jitneys
jits
jitted
jitter
jitterbug
jitterbugged
jitterbugger
jitterbuggers
jitterbugging
jitterbugs
jittered
jitterier
jitteriest
jitterily
jitteriness (current term)
jitterinesses
jittering
jitteringly
jitters
jittery
jitting
jitty
jiu
jiu-jitsu
jiujitsu
jiujitsus
jiujutsu
jiujutsus
jiva

Literary usage of Jitteriness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"jitteriness was seen in 44% of this sample: 23% were classified as mildly ... jitteriness was seen more commonly in slightly smaller (P less than .05) and ..."

2. Problems of Drug Dependence: Proceedings of the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting by Louie S. Harrie (1999)
"We found an additive effect of CE and PC on hypertonicity of the upper extremities and on jitteriness, with the proportion of abnormalities detected across ..."

3. Acute Perinatal Asphyxia in Term Infants: Report of the Workshopedited by Linda L. Wright, Gerald B. Merenstein, Deborah Hirtz edited by Linda L. Wright, Gerald B. Merenstein, Deborah Hirtz (1997)
"... abnormal breathing patterns, and jitteriness or seizures, and (b) one or more abnormal findings on laboratory test such as cerebrospinal fluid, ..."

4. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"... hypotension, convulsions, loss of consciousness, coma; Delayed and chronic effects— giddiness, anxiety, jitteriness, restlessness, emotional lability, ..."

5. Endless Torment: The 1991 Uprising in Iraq and Its Aftermath by Eric Goldstein, Middle East Watch (Organization) (1992)
"... military buildup is not the only cause of jitteriness one year after the failed uprising. The future of the UN presence inside Iraq remains in doubt. ..."

6. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"... both concurrently with cocaine and heroin to reduce these effects of the cocaine crash, often marked by anxiety, depression, fatigue, and jitteriness. ..."

7. Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families by Vickie Kropenske, Judy Howard (1995)
"The following symptoms are most commonly observed: • irritability, • tremors or jitteriness, • prolonged or high-pitched crying, ..."

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