Examples of jittery in a Sentence
I always get jittery when I have to give a speech.
The latest economic news has made some investors jittery.
Recent Examples of jittery from the Web
Painted Ruins at first seems to address this conundrum by grabbing attention with insistent, jittery rhythms that seem to promise exciting anthems.
Global markets are jittery, but mostly shrugging off the escalating war of words between the U.S. and North Korea.
In what was expected to be a humdrum speech at a gala for the Atlantic Council—one of those innumerable D.C. policy groups—Pence began mopping up Trump’s mess, allaying the concerns of the jittery power class.
There is widespread agreement that the first order of business is to calm what are now very jittery insurance markets.
Here, Clover prove to be one damn versatile band, shifting to a reggae groove with funky-fun keys and jittery guitar riffs.
Audiences at the end of Romero's film came out all mixed up, nerves jangling, jittery, shaken up in a different way.
Caffeine can temporarily raise blood pressure and affect heart rate, and can make people feel anxious and jittery.
There's a good story behind why post-punk icon Tommy Stinson, the jittery, compulsive and combustible engine of the Replacements, is bringing his acoustic tour to Louisville's Surface Noise Records.
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First Known Use of jittery
Synonymsfiddle-footed, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hyper, hyperactive, hyperexcitable, hyperkinetic, excitable, jumpy, nervous, skittery, skittish, spasmodic, spooky
Antonymsimperturbable, nerveless, unexcitable, unflappable, unshakable
Related Wordshot-blooded, mercurial, temperamental, unstable, volatile, volcanic; anxious, edgy, flibbertigibbety, nervy, tense, uptight; emotional, emotionalistic, hypersensitive, intense, sensitive, soulful; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic; irascible, irritable, perturbable, prickly, testy, touchy
Near Antonymscalm, collected, cool, serene, tranquil; easy, easygoing, laid-back, relaxed
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