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jumpy

mod. nervous. Now, don’t be jumpy. Everything will be all right.
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When abstinent from alcohol, Margaret reported extremely vivid and disturbing nightmares, profound agitation and jumpiness, and acute reactivity to a variety of environmental cues that reminded her of her traumatic experiences.
5) Given the jumpiness of the figures on the share of employment in agriculture, the rate of downtrend depends on the precise period over which the calculation is made.
By the time they mature, most hyperactive ADD sufferers have suppressed their juvenile jumpiness into small movements, such as drumming their fingers, feeling a constant urge to get up from their desks or irresistibly glancing out the window.
Other symptoms of anxiety include irritability, uneasiness, jumpiness, feelings of apprehension, rapid or irregular heartbeat, stomach ache, nausea, faintness, and breathing problems.
The text is not without its problems: It is not an easy read because of the quirky jumpiness of the diction, largely a legacy of the "Geneva School" with all of its tentative, provisional, and archly coy use of language--its "free associations" and asides, quips and queries.
It results in feelings of relaxation and sleepiness--just the opposite of irritability and jumpiness associated with nervous fatigue.
They must also show at least two of the following symptoms: jumpiness, trouble sleeping, guilt about surviving, trouble concentrating, avoidance of situations that stir memories of the trauma and worsening of symptoms in situations that resemble it.
The owners must not have slept overnight, for the jumpiness continued.
Fearfulness, jumpiness, and aggression are contagious.
As we honor our GIs for their service in combat, we must be aware that service in a combat zone can bring with it lifelong emotional disturbances such as rage, disturbed sleep, jumpiness and feeling alone in the crowd.
While the Silverlink trains that run from New Street to London Euston were being moved into the sidings for safety checks, Adrian Shooter, chairman of Chiltern Railways, was questioning the jumpiness of Network Rail.
As well as the restless feeling, it can cause jumpiness, leg- thrashing, pins and needles, numbness or a feeling that something is crawling under your skin.
These effects were more serious than jumpiness at a slammed door or the need to use a nightlight.
Well, the nifty Aprilia keeps its feet decidedly on the ground as it makes for magic manoeuvrability without the jumpiness of some of its less well-behaved opposition.
Negative: Prolonged high levels of thyroid hormones can cause intolerance to heat, jumpiness and weight loss.