jitters

noun plural
jit·​ters | \ ˈjit-ərz How to pronounce jitters (audio) \

Medical Definition of jitters

: a state of extreme nervousness or nervous shaking

Other Words from jitters

jitter \ ˈjit-​ər How to pronounce jitters (audio) \ intransitive verb
jitteriness \ ˈjit-​ə-​rē-​nəs How to pronounce jitters (audio) \ noun
jittery adjective

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“Jitters.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jitters. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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