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Verb
To make small or restless movements, especially through nervousness or impatience
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“He had begun to fidget with nervousness, twirling a stick pen and staring at a fixed point on the wall of his office.”
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To play or toy around with something
“Just keep an eye on that screen and don't fidget with the controls!”
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To feel, or cause to feel, uneasy or restless
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“And there's that poor, dear old Jack would fidget himself to death if he thought I had a finger-ache.”
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(based on instrument used) To produce music
Noun
A nervous wriggling or twitching motion
“While I kept shifting my position, I never felt a fidget or sigh from the warm statue so close beside me in the dark.”
Noun
A person who fidgets, especially habitually
“I remember the old days, when a weekly trip to the cinema was a vital part of life, then a fidget spoils the show for everybody.”
Noun
A state of mental or physical restlessness or unease
“But what about mild depression, the kind of sadness that puts you in a fidget, makes you lose sleep, dulls your appetite and your wit, and saps your energy?”
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Jitter
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A person who worries a great deal, especially unnecessarily
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