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
Pets are bound to be jittery, what with all the excitement inside of the house that comes with the handing out of treats and the constant ringing of the door bell.
Jey Levang’s illustration has so much to do with that tension; Levang just creates this lurid, jittery world with inks and colors that seems claustrophobic, hectic and nightmarish.
That raised further concerns for already jittery consumers.
There is more pathos to Selina’s jittery insecurity than Veep intended.
The shot deep into the seats in right raised the anxiety level to an already jittery Cleveland crowd fearing the worst.
Those insurers are most jittery about the possibility of a surge in short-term plans.
Anthony Scaramucci made an entire second career out of consoling jittery donors by convincing them that Trump’s erratic behavior was actually carefully calibrated to unbalance his enemies and appeal to his base.
Both felt jittery happiness during the ceremony
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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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