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synonyms for jittery

  • 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
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antonyms for jittery

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  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • quiet
  • relaxed
  • unworried
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How to use jittery in a sentence

Investors are growing increasingly jittery that a collapse could spread to other property developers, revealing systemic vulnerabilities.
WHY THE FATE OF TROUBLED PROPERTY DEVELOPER EVERGRANDE GROUP IS POSING A HUGE HEADACHE FOR CHINACHARLIE CAMPBELL /SHANGHAISEPTEMBER 17, 2021TIME
It is the medical professionals who can best convey the possible risks of both the vaccines and the disease to a jittery public, Moore said.
THESE ARE THE PRO-VACCINE MESSAGES PEOPLE WANT TO HEARFRANCES STEAD SELLERS, BONNIE BERKOWITZAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since I get jittery just looking at roller coasters, I don’t know why my mind went to space so quickly.
IMAGINING A FIVE-STAR HOTEL AMONG THE STARSLIZ LANGLEYAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lab experiments dropping laser-cooled antiatoms — instead of warm, jittery ones — into free fall could provide a clearer view of gravity’s effects.
NEWLY MADE LASER-COOLED ANTIMATTER COULD TEST FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN PHYSICSMARIA TEMMINGAPRIL 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
“Loving” engaged with some of the same themes as “Play Misty for Me,” including jittery sexual anxiety and the treacherous tectonics of shifting gender roles.
JESSICA WALTER AND GEORGE SEGAL PERSONIFIED A TIME WHEN MOVIES GREW UPANN HORNADAYMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since the Skye excitement everyone is inclined to be jittery and nerves are stretched tightly.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
And I'll admit that I was as jittery as a hen on a hot stove until we got this Fortress off the ground, and into the air.
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
Chub flushed, knowing full well that reference was being made to the jittery way he had talked about ghosts.
DAN CARTER AND THE CUB HONORMILDRED A. WIRT
But before he could come near enough, Pal charged the blackbirds and sent them in jittery flight back to the trees.
TRADING JEFF AND HIS DOGJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Mrs. RVS started to get jittery at about ten mps away from home, and above fifteen, she was trembling steadily.
SLINGSHOTIRVING W. LANDE
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