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synonyms for fidgety

  • apprehensive
  • impatient
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • restless
  • uneasy
  • antsy
  • high-strung
  • hyper
  • jerky
  • nervous
  • nervous wreck
  • nervy
  • on edge
  • on pins and needles
  • restive
  • spooked
  • spooky
  • twitchy
  • unrestful
  • up the wall
  • wired
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antonyms for fidgety

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  • calm
  • composed
  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • quiet
  • relaxed
  • restful
  • resting
  • still
  • unmoving
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How to use fidgety in a sentence

In spirit, Martinie’s video is most akin to Alexander Fingrutd’s “Press Pound to Connect,” a fidgety collage of old-movie scenes involving telephones.
IN THE GALLERIES: AN INTIMATE PANORAMA OF VIDEO ART’S VARIETY AND BREADTHMARK JENKINSJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Usually, I get fidgety during credit sequences, but not here.
‘CHICKEN POLICE - PAINT IT RED!’: A DRYLY-COMEDIC ROOSTER IN A TRENCH COAT IS ONLY HALF THE FUNCHRISTOPHER BYRDMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
People began to get fidgety, and started petitioning their representatives in government to Do Something.
OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BESTJACK SHARKEY
I was so fidgety that time I sent on Camilla Harper's letter to you, though it wasn't anything like as important.'
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Kulman became anxious and fidgety, especially when, looking down the stairs, he saw some Turks in the hall.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
Then, too, there was not so much likelihood of his getting the clothes off, should he get restless or fidgety.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
There were ever so many tableaux after that—Captain Cavendish, impatient and fidgety, wondered if they would ever end.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
But the good lady's habitual complacency was plainly in abeyance, her customary volubility replaced by a fidgety reserve.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
I wish I were not an anxious, fidgety wretch, and could sit down content with dirt and disorder.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FIDGETY

  • anxious
  • awkward
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • doubtful
  • edgy
  • faltering
  • fidgety
  • hesitant
  • nervous
  • on edge
  • on tenterhooks
  • restless
  • self-conscious
  • suspicious
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • unrelaxed
  • unsettled
  • unsure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.