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(Physiol.) Able to respond to a stimulus
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  1. (Physiol.) Able to respond to a stimulus
  2. Easily irritated or annoyed.
  3. (Medicine) Abnormally or excessively sensitive to a stimulus:
Highly sensitive to touch. Used of a body part.
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  1. Highly sensitive to touch. Used of a body part.
  2. Requiring special tact or skill in handling; delicate:
  3. Easily offended; oversensitive; irritable
(Phonet.) Articulated with the jaw and tongue muscles relatively rigid
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  1. (Phonet.) Articulated with the jaw and tongue muscles relatively rigid
  2. Stretched tight; strained; taut
  3. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
Resembling or characteristic of an edge.
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  1. Resembling or characteristic of an edge.
Rigid, stiff, and unyielding in character or disposition:
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  1. Rigid, stiff, and unyielding in character or disposition:
  2. Bony and lean; gaunt:
  3. Lacking grace or smoothness; awkward:
Ardent; enthusiastic:
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  1. Ardent; enthusiastic:
  2. Acutely sensitive:
  3. Intense or bracing:
Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
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  1. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
  2. Creating unnecessary fuss.
  3. Nervous; uneasy
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  1. Nervy, jumpy, on edge
  2. Marked by jittering movements:
  3. Having or feeling nervous unease:
Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
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  1. Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
  2. Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
  3. Nervous or apprehensive
Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
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  1. Characterized by or having a disordered state of the nerves
  2. Of the nerves
  3. Marked by or having a feeling of unease or apprehension:
Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
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  1. Refusing to move. Used of a horse or other animal.
  2. Impatient under delay, duress, or control.
  3. Nervous or impatient under pressure or restraint; restless; unsettled
Seeking change; discontented
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  1. Seeking change; discontented
  2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
  3. Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
  1. Easily scared or startled; timid.
  2. Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
  3. Restlessly active or nervous; restive.
(Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
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  1. (Linguistics) Enunciated with taut muscles, as the sound (ē) in keen.
  2. In a state of nervous tension or mental strain:
  3. Causing or characterized by nervous tension or mental strain:
(Figuratively) irritable, cranky
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  1. (Figuratively) irritable, cranky
  2. Characterized by jerky or spasmodic motion:
  3. (Informal) Nervous; jittery
Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
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  1. Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
  2. Tense; nervous:
  3. Very tense, nervous, anxious, etc.
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