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  • What I hate is how some people make one feel so fisselig.

    Tearing Down Dave Hingsburger 2007


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  • Discussed in Howard Rheingold's They Have a Word for It (1988), where it is defined as "flustered to the point of incompetence"; being in "a temporary state of inexactitude and sloppiness that is elicited by another person's nagging."

    October 11, 2011

  • fisselig - flustered into incompetence because a critical person is watching ... from German fisselig: thin, fine or requiring dexterity; awkward, clumsy, fiddly

    April 22, 2013