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jumpy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of jumpy

  1. 1 easily excited by nature a jumpy little terrier Synonyms of jumpy fiddle-footed, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hyper, hyperactive, hyperexcitable, hyperkinetic, jittery, excitable, nervous, skittery, skittish, spasmodic, spookyWords Related to jumpy hot-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, touchyNear Antonyms of jumpy calm, collected, cool, serene, tranquil; easy, easygoing, laid-back, relaxedAntonyms of jumpy imperturbable, nerveless, unexcitable, unflappable, unshakable

  2. 2 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty flight attendants had to calm jumpy passengers after the plane hit unexpected turbulence Synonyms of jumpy aflutter, antsy, anxious, atwitter, dithery, edgy, goosey, het up, hinky [slang], hung up, ill at ease, insecure, jittery, nervous, nervy, perturbed, queasy (also queazy), tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, worriedWords Related to jumpy aggrieved, bothered, concerned, disquieted, distraught, distressed, disturbed, freaked, freaked-out, shook-up; apprehensive, foreboding, hesitant, misgiving; fretful, fretting, stewing, vexed; qualmish, qualmy; flustered, twittered, undone, unnerved, unstrung; obsessed, preoccupied, restless; fidgety, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hypertense, skittish, spookyNear Antonyms of jumpy confident, self-assured, self-confident, sure; controlled, self-controlledAntonyms of jumpy calm, collected, cool, easy, happy-go-lucky, nerveless, relaxed



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