Synonyms and Antonyms of skittishness
a state of nervousness marked by sudden jerky movements
- Because of the horse's skittishness and temperamental nature, only experienced riders should ride him.
agitation, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, disquiet, feverishness, restlessness, trepidation, unease, uneasiness, upset, worry
nerves, tenseness, tension
butterflies, dither, jitters, shakes, shivers, willies
confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness
aplomb, calm, calmness, collectedness, composure, coolness, ease, easiness, equanimity, equilibrium, imperturbability, poise, repose, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness