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Deprived of rest or sleep.
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  1. Deprived of rest or sleep.
  2. Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
  3. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
Refusing to go forward; balky, as a horse
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  1. Refusing to go forward; balky, as a horse
  2. Refusing to move, especially in a forward direction.
  3. Characterized by impatience or an absence of calm; unsettled:
  1. Nervous; anxious; excited or excitable.
  2. Tending to be very anxious and easily agitated.
  3. Highly sensitive or nervous and tense
Relating to or affected with a neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
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  1. Relating to or affected with a neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
  2. (Medicine) Useful in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves.
  3. Affected with a neurosis.
Shaken; perturbed; excited
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  1. Shaken; perturbed; excited
Troubled, irritated by something unwanted or unliked; vexed.
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  1. Troubled, irritated by something unwanted or unliked; vexed.
Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy
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  1. Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy
  2. Anxious or fearful about the future; uneasy:
  3. Able or quick to apprehend or understand
Shaken; perturbed; excited
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  1. Shaken; perturbed; excited
Eagerly wishing
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  1. Eagerly wishing
  2. Attended with, showing, or causing anxiety:
  3. Uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter; worried.
Full of distress; anxious, suffering, troubled, etc.
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  1. Full of distress; anxious, suffering, troubled, etc.
  2. Anxious or uneasy
  3. Intentionally marred or faded to convey an antique or used look:
Expressing care or concern for another:
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  1. Expressing care or concern for another:
  2. Worried; anxious:
  3. Showing great attention or concern to another:
Affording no ease or reassurance:
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  1. Affording no ease or reassurance:
  2. Awkward or unsure in manner; constrained:
  3. Lacking a sense of security; anxious or apprehensive:
Likely to change or vary; variable:
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  1. Likely to change or vary; variable:
  2. Not determined or resolved:
  3. Uncertain or doubtful:
Nervous or irritable:
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  1. Nervous or irritable:
  2. Having a sharp or biting edge:
  3. (Informal) Innovative, daring, unconventional, etc.
Tending to fidget.
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  1. Tending to fidget.
  2. Creating unnecessary fuss.
  3. Having, or pertaining to, a tendency to fidget.
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  1. Nervy, jumpy, on edge
  2. Having or feeling nervous unease:
  3. Marked by jittering movements:
Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
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  1. Characterized by fitful, jerky movements.
  2. Easily startled
  3. Moving in jumps, jerks, or abrupt variations
Easily frightened; jumpy
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  1. Easily frightened; jumpy
  2. Moving quickly and lightly; lively.
  3. Easily scared or startled; timid.
(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.
  1. Susceptible to twitching a lot.
  2. Characterized by jerky or spasmodic motion:
  3. (Figuratively) irritable, cranky
Very tense, nervous, anxious, etc.
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  1. Very tense, nervous, anxious, etc.
  2. Overly conventional or strict
  3. Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
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  1. Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
  2. Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
  3. Easily irritated:
Easily startled; timid:
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  1. Easily startled; timid:
  2. Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
  3. Distrustful; wary:
Uneasy or anxious
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  1. Uneasy or anxious
  2. Anxious; troubled:
  3. Interested and involved:
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