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jitters

noun plural

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  1. a sense of panic or extreme nervousness always got the jitters right before a test Synonyms butterflies, dither, heebie-jeebies, jimjams, nerves, screaming meemies, shakes, shivers, whim-whams, willies Related Words cold sweat, creeps, fidgets, goose bumps; agitation, anxiety, fear, hysteria, uneasiness; frazzle, nervous breakdown; edginess, jumpiness, skittishness Near Antonyms aplomb, calm, composure, equanimity, imperturbability, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility)


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