Definitions for skittishness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word skittishness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
apt to start or shy:
a skittish horse.
restlessly or excessively lively:
a skittish mood.
Origin of skittish:
1400–50; late ME, perh. der. of the Scand source of Scots skite (see skitter ); see -ish1
characterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright
The property of being skittish.
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