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Synonyms for jittery
ˈdʒɪt ə rijit·te·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jitteryadjective

    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, uptightadjective

    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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How to use jittery in a sentence?

  1. Nikos Tsafos:

    Markets are incredibly jittery.

  2. 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.

  3. Rodrigo Catril:

    There is a lot we don’t know about Omicron, but markets have been forced to reassess the global growth outlook until we know more, pfizer expects to know within two weeks if Omicron is resistant to its current vaccine, others suggest it may take several weeks. Until then markets are likely to remain jittery.

  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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