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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemiesnoun

    extreme nervousness


  1. jitters

    Jitter is the deviation in frequency of a signal.


  1. jitters

    Jitters generally refers to feelings of extreme nervousness, unease or restlessness. In a more technical context, it can refer to irregular fluctuations in a signal, especially in relation to synchronous digital systems or alignment of data in telecommunication pathways.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jitters in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jitters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of jitters in a Sentence

  1. Peter Cardillo:

    I suspect that what we're seeing here is a little market jitters due to the fact that the dollar continues to weaken, i think we will just stay in a mixed-to-holding pattern for the next day or two until the earnings season begins to move into full gear next week.

  2. Angus Nicholson:

    The market seems to be nervous about U.S. data holding up better than expected and two Fed speakers coming out and being hawkish for a rate hike in June, that has sent some jitters through the market.

  3. Sean Callow:

    Financial markets might be more comfortable with Hillary (Clinton) than Bernie (Sanders), there would have to be at least some jitters over the guy who plans to break up the big banks. But it's probably too early to expect the U.S. presidential race to have an impact on the U.S. stock market.

  4. Jon Mackay:

    A little bit of today's jitters are related to a hangover to yesterday's wrongly placed exuberance that a trade deal was imminent, and the reality is we are in for a long slugfest between the U.S. and China.

  5. M. F. K. Fisher:

    Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters.

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