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Synonyms for jittery
ˈdʒɪt ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jittery(adj)

    characterized by jerky movements

    "a jittery ride"

    Synonyms:
    highly strung, nervy, uptight, edgy, high-strung, restive, jumpy, overstrung

    Antonyms:
    relaxed

  2. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, rocky, highly strung, jolting, rough, bumpy, nervy, uptight, edgy, high-strung, restive, jumpy, overstrung, jolty, brash

    Antonyms:
    relaxed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jittery":

    tense, nervous, high-strung, restive, cranky, jumpy

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5995rocky
#7366nervous
#16043tense
#28104cheeky
#30182cranky
#32636bumpy
#35563edgy
#41323brash
#53996uptight
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#74028jumpy
#101493restive
#139637jolting
#181393nervy

How to use jittery in a sentence?

  1. Sandeep Shastri:

    The BJP's ascent has left most of these parties extremely jittery, you can expect them to employ similar tactics in the upcoming sessions.

  2. Regina King:

    Whether you like it or not, when youve decided to take on this career choice to be a part of the thespian community if you have some success in it, you do have a platform, Regina King said. And I love being a Black woman. I loved being a Black girl. I love being American and its important that people see all of those things together. LOUISVILLE AGREES TO $ 12M SETTLEMENT WITH BREONNA TAYLORS FAMILY, PLEDGES POLICE REFORM Added the If Beale Street Could Talk actress : When you have the platform to celebrate that, when you have the platform to remind those that tend to look past Black girls, Black women and you have the opportunity to celebrate, Im repeating myself, but I will do it a million times over you take it, you seize it. And so when I saw my sister Uzo [ Aduba ] had on the same shirt, it just was a confirmation that this was right. Regina King told reporters that accepting Regina King Emmy win from the confines of her home gave her more jitters than she would have on stageand lamented the fact that Regina King couldnt share the honor with Regina King cast and crew. Regina King. ( ABC via Getty Images) I think my nerves are more jittery here at home.

  3. Elizabeth Somer:

    If you're eating bread, reach for the whole wheat over the white, since it also stabilizes blood sugar levels, refined grains found in white bread can send you on a blood sugar roller coaster, leaving you jittery, grumpy and hungry.

  4. Paul Zemsky:

    I can understand the market being a bit jittery here after making a new high and pausing ahead of the Fed minutes.

  5. Morningstar Inc analyst Jason Kephart:

    Retail investors are definitely jittery, stocks haven't really gone anywhere in the last year and investors are probably still feeling the aftershocks of a pretty volatile first quarter.


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