Uptight synonyms

ŭp'tīt'

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Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
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Able or quick to apprehend or understand
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The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
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Highly sensitive or nervous and tense
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Easily startled
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Having to do with a convention or assembly
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Interested and involved:
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Feeling or exhibiting nervous tension
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The definition of edgy is having sharp or pointed corners, or being irritable, or being unconventional.
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being in a tense state
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(Informal) Having the jitters
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(UK) Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
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Too highly strung; tense
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Refusing to move, especially in a forward direction.
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Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.
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Of a person, preferring the customs of earlier times.
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Emotionally or mentally disturbed
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The definition of conservative is favoring older, known traditions and resisting any changes.
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Affording no ease or reassurance:
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The definition of calm is someone or something who is peaceful and free from stress or worries.
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Self-possessed; composed:
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Neither warm nor very cold; moderately cold:
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Alternative spelling of uptight.
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Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
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Undependably variable; mercurial or fickle.
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(Figuratively) irritable, cranky
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Tending to fidget.
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