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fantod

[fan-tod]
noun
1.
Usually, fantods. a state of extreme nervousness or restlessness; the willies; the fidgets (usually preceded by the ): We all developed the fantods when the plane was late in arriving.
2.
Sometimes, fantods. a sudden outpouring of anger, outrage, or a similar intense emotion.

Origin:
1835–40; apparently fant(igue) (earlier fantique, perhaps blend of fantasy and frantic; -igue probably by association with fatigue) + -od(s), of obscure origin; see -s3

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fantod (ˈfæntəd)
 
n
1.  crotchety or faddish behaviour
2.  (pl) a state of restlessness or unease
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]

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