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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjitteryjit‧ter‧y /ˈdʒɪtəri/ adjective informal  WORRIEDNERVOUSanxious or nervous opp relaxed It was probably the tension that made him jittery.see thesaurus at nervous
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jitteryIt was probably the tension that had him jittery.Her movements seemed more jittery, and her quick smile during the introductions looked forced.Financial markets are jittery, as a war looms in the Gulf.They look like jittery, hysterical little birds crowded together on a power line.jittery investorsEven so, talk of course alterations continued throughout the jittery months of 1938 but no expenditure was undertaken.
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