twitchy

[twich-ee]
adjective, twitchier, twitchiest.
1.
twitching or tending to twitch.
2.
nervous; jumpy: All that pressure at the office has made him twitchy.

Origin:
1740–50; twitch + -y1

twitchiness, noun
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twitchy (ˈtwɪtʃɪ)
 
adj
nervous, worried, and ill-at-ease: he was twitchy with anticipation

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Or steering that's beautifully direct but not twitchy or overly sensitive.
Despite centuries of common history, ties between the countries are oddly twitchy.
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