Definition of fidgety in English:

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fidgety

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdʒɪti/

adjective

Inclined to fidget; restless or uneasy: I get nervous and fidgety at the dentist
More example sentences
  • This made me jittery, fidgety, wired, and slightly more insane than usual.
  • My sister and my mother are the opposite - they are nervous and fidgety.
  • My twitchy, fidgety mind was already having trouble settling on any single subject for more than thirty seconds.
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fidgetiness

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdʒɪtɪnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • In contrast to rule-breaking, ADHD symptomatic behaviors such as fidgetiness and inattention tend to be more societally and culturally neutral, drawing less attention from adults, regardless of the child's sex.
  • Girls and boys with ADHD will demonstrate similar rates of inattentiveness and fidgetiness.
  • For the hyperactivity symptoms, parents were queried whether the target child had either of the following two symptoms: fidgetiness or problems remaining seated.

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