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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jitters, heebie-jeebies, screaming meemies(noun)

    extreme nervousness


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Chris Williamson:

    The U.S. manufacturing sector has seen a distinct loss of growth momentum in recent months, endured the worst performance for two years during the third quarter, headwinds include the rising dollar, weak demand in global markets, a downturn in business investment and financial market jitters.

  5. 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.

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