jitters

noun plural

jit·​ters ˈjit-ərz How to pronounce jitters (audio)
: a state of extreme nervousness or nervous shaking
jitter intransitive verb
jitteriness noun
jittery adjective

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“Jitters.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jitters. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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