The definition of anxious is someone who is apprehensive or concerned in anticipation of an event.
The definition of antsy is someone who can't sit still or who is fidgeting, often because of excitement, nerves or anticipation.
The definition of frightened is afraid, anxious or feeling fear.
(Informal) Having the jitters
Never still or motionless:
Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
Lacking a sense of security; anxious or apprehensive:
Daring, provocative, or trend-setting:
Tending to fidget.
Hard to control; unruly; refractory
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Marked by obstructions or difficulties:
Full of bumps; rough; jolting
causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
Highly sensitive or nervous and tense
being in a tense state
Too highly strung; tense
(Colloquial) Sexually repressed.
(Of water) with little waves on the surface.
The definition of laid back is someone or something that is casual, calm and often unpretentious.
Free from strain or tension.
Having a fine texture:
Find another word for jumpy. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for jumpy, like: anxious, excitable, apprehensive, afraid, antsy, frightened, jittery, nervous, restless, skittish and spooked.