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fidgety

[fij-i-tee] /ˈfɪdʒ ɪ ti/
adjective
1.
restless; impatient; uneasy.
2.
nervously and excessively fussy.
Origin
fidget + -y1
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  • But as the sun sank over the stands and shadows spread over the field, the crowd grew fidgety.
  • Now the clock ticks on and the people on the platform here, if not you, are getting fidgety.
  • Students were starting to get fidgety, but not my students.
Word Origin and History for fidgety
adj.

1730s, from fidget (n.) + -y (2).

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