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jitters

noun [plural] uk   /ˈdʒɪt.əz/ us    /ˈdʒɪt̬.ɚz/ informal
a feeling of nervousness that you experience before something important happens: I always get the jitters the morning before an exam. figurative The collapse of the company has caused jitters in the financial markets.
Translations of “jitters”
in Chinese (Traditional) (極度的)緊張不安, 恐慌…
in Russian беспокойство, нервная дрожь…
in Turkish sinir, asabiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) (极度的)紧张不安, 恐慌…
in Polish trema, drżenie…
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