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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUMPINESS

They had stuck too close to the house, and there was a "jumpiness" and fault-finding spirit seldom manifested by the four chums.

WORD ORIGIN

"nervous," 1869, from jump (n.) + -y (2). Related: Jumpiness.

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