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- n. Plural form of jitter.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jitter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an uneasy state; nervousness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. extreme nervousness
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Wednesday but had acted quickly because of what he called jitters in the domestic and world financial markets following Keys's shock resignation earlier on Tuesday.
And financial jitters from the eurozone crisis had nothing to do with the US slowdown; growth is flagging because both the stimulus and inventory effects are fading.
Beyond this, short-term jitters about the direction of government policy have taken hold in Shanghai's sentiment-driven market, bringing down the average A-to-H-share premium.
Carlo Ancelotti said his side are not suffering from title jitters after
If there were any title jitters around the Bridge, they were quickly banished as the hosts took control.
"What you are seeing is end-of-term jitters and fatigue at what has been an extremely difficult parliamentary season."
Adding to our jitters will be a TV bombardment of such time-worn horror films as Frankenstein, Dracula and Night of the Living Dead.
I attribute that to jitters, which is certainly understandable, given the anticipation that surrounded this showdown.
My guess is that the same ADD properties in our biology that make us react to Ritalin as a calming focusing agent instead of giving us the jitters are the same thing that makes coffee good only for producing poop.
More and more kids these days suffer from a serious case of the jitters, aka ADHD.
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