Part of speech:
being in a tense state
(Physiol.) Able to respond to a stimulus
Stretched tight; strained; taut
Capable of responding to stimuli.
Emotionally aroused; agitated
Sudden and shrill:
The definition of anxious is someone who is apprehensive or concerned in anticipation of an event.
The definition of irascible is quick-tempered.
Marked by jittering movements:
Never still or motionless:
Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
Having a peevish nature; cranky.
Not agitated or excited; tranquil
Serenely self-possessed; calm:
The definition of laid back is someone or something that is casual, calm and often unpretentious.
Tending to fidget.
Hard to control; unruly; refractory
Undependably variable; mercurial or fickle.
Feeling or exhibiting nervous tension
(Archaic) Strong; sinewy.
Too highly strung; tense
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