fidgetiness


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fidg·et·y

 (fĭj′ĭ-tē)
adj.
1. Tending to fidget.
2. Creating unnecessary fuss.

fidg′et·i·ness n.

fidgetiness

(ˈfɪdʒɪtɪnəs)
n
restlessness, the state of or tendency to be fidgety
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fidgetiness - a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion; "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"
agitation - the feeling of being agitated; not calm
impatience - a restless desire for change and excitement
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Woodhouse's peculiarities and fidgetiness were sometimes provoking him to a rational remonstrance or sharp retort equally illbestowed.
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AGITATION 0 = None 1 = Fidgetiness 2 = Playing with hands, hair, etc.
As described by the patient and his wife, he had an 8-year history of anxiety and apprehension associated with autonomic complaints of sweating, palpitations, dryness of the mouth, and fidgetiness and tremulousness of the hands.
For the record, my wife tells me I'm imagining both my fidgetiness and balloonlike qualities, but let's face it, she's biased.
In concert with signs of increased anxiety such as agitation, fidgetiness or insomnia, depletion symptoms are of particular concern since they are associated with increased risk for suicide.
Impairment of task orientation, distractibility, short term attention spans and goal orientation together with restlessness, fidgetiness, destructive behavior and disobedience may result.