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on pins and needles

see definition of on pins and needles
  • as injittery
  • as injumpy
  • as inworried
  • as inunforbearing
  • as inconcerned
  • as infidgety
  • as inantsy
  • as inill at ease
  • as inimpatient
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Synonyms for on pins and needles

adj nervous
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • edgy
  • excitable
  • fidgety
  • jumpy
  • panicky
  • restless
  • shaky
  • skittish
  • spooked
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • antsy
  • high-strung
  • on edge
  • on pins and needles
  • quivering
  • trembling

Antonyms for on pins and needles

  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • quiet
  • relaxed
  • unworried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to on pins and needles

antsy

adjective. fidgety
  • anxious
  • edgy
  • impatient
  • on pins and needles
  • restless

concerned

adjective. worried

fidgety

adjective. restlessly moving

ill at ease

adjective. not feeling at ease

impatient

adjective. unable, unwilling to wait

jittery

adjective. nervous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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