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fidget


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fidget  \Fidg"et\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fidgeted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Fodgeting}.]  [From  {Fidge};  cf  OE  fiken  to  fidget,  to 
  flatter,  Icel.  fika  to  hasten,  Sw  fika  to  hunt  after  AS 
  befician  to  deceive.  Cf  {Fickle}.] 
  To  move  uneasily  one  way  and  the  other  to  move  irregularly, 
  or  by  fits  and  starts.  --Moore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fidget  \Fidg"et\,  n. 
  1.  Uneasiness;  restlessness.  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  pl  A  general  nervous  restlessness,  manifested  by 
  incessant  changes  of  position;  dysphoria.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fidget 
  n  :  a  feeling  of  agitation  expressed  in  continual  motion;  "he's 
  got  the  fidgets";  "waiting  gave  him  a  feeling  of 
  restlessness"  [syn:  {fidgetiness},  {restlessness}] 
  v  :  move  restlessly;  "The  child  is  always  fidgeting  in  his  seat" 




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