antsiness


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antsiness

(ˈæntsɪnɪs)
n
the quality of being antsy
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The banter and antsiness of small children is no more disturbing than the throat-clearing, coughing, talking, and bulletin-reading of adults.
Amidst therapy sessions run by a wacky woman who sings in a rock band called Mild Neuroses, and an edgy antsiness about whether or not maybe she should help write plays instead of help quarter them, Babette leaves her husband (after, ironically, he's already ended the halfhearted affair he has indeed, it turns out, been having) and launches on a comic jourcey of self-discovery.
My senior year consisted of serious bouts of life-itus, antsiness and boredom.