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The formal study will involve a computerized fidget ball and carefully coded video observation of the participants.

He slouched in his chair, clutching a crumpled charcoal blazer in his arms, and kept fidgeting.

The video, which played on Peruvian television, shows a very nervous Van der Sloot chain smoking and fidgeting in his chair.

We know that thin people spend more of their days standing, walking, and even “fidgeting” than do overweight individuals.

He said he didn't want his family fidgeting him, and the surgeon said he would be all right in a few days.

To see a hostess fidgeting, constantly going in and out, argues ill for her tact in arranging the house for company.

They stood waiting near a lamp-post; he, fidgeting as usual, she, straight and still.

Althotas listened in silence, with no other token of impatience than fidgeting with a scalpel in his hands.

I fidgeted up and down the raft, abusing myself to myself, and Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.


On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fidgeting, such as: agitated, anxious, disturbed, edgy, fidgety, and itchy.

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