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See definition of fidgeting on Dictionary.com
  • as inrestless
  • as insleepless
  • as inunquiet

synonyms for fidgeting

  • agitated
  • anxious
  • disturbed
  • edgy
  • fidgety
  • itchy
  • nervous
  • restive
  • sleepless
  • troubled
  • uneasy
  • unruly
  • unsettled
  • active
  • antsy
  • bundle of nerves
  • bustling
  • changeable
  • fitful
  • footloose
  • fretful
  • hurried
  • ill at ease
  • inconstant
  • intermittent
  • irresolute
  • jumpy
  • nomadic
  • on edge
  • perturbed
  • roving
  • spasmodic
  • strung-out
  • tossing and turning
  • transient
  • turbulent
  • unpeaceful
  • unquiet
  • unrestful
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • wandering
  • worried

antonyms for fidgeting

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  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • content
  • cool
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
  • peaceful
  • quiet
  • relaxed
  • settled
  • unworried
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      Althotas listened in silence, with no other token of impatience than fidgeting with a scalpel in his hands.
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      I fidgeted up and down the raft, abusing myself to myself, and Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.
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      Jack Parker stood next to me, fidgeting about uneasily, because it was against rules to talk on stand.
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      This young gentleman, who had been fidgeting about like some uneasy insect, now became greatly embarrassed.
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      "Why, not exactly that," said Mrs. Campbell, fidgeting in her chair and growing very red.
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      Don Zeno resumed, after a short pause, fidgeting his sabre knot with suppressed ill temper.
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