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Definition of the noun Fidgeting
What does Fidgeting mean as a name of something?
- A fidgety motion.
Fidgeting is the act of moving about restlessly. Fidgeting may be a result of nervousness, agitation, boredom or a combination of these. It may be a result of genes and is often an unconscious act. Fidgeting may involve playing with one's fingers, hair, or items of clothing. A common act of fidgeting is to bounce one's leg repeatedly. Rings are another common focus of fidgeting; variations include ring spinning, twirling or rolling along a table. Research has shown people who fidget are generally slimmer and find it harder to put on weight. Parents often consider fidgeting to be a bad habit, especially in schoolchildren.
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Body Language (2012)
A Guide for Professionals by Hedwig Lewis
Fidgeting is an activity that often involves self-touching.
Presentations For Dummies (2011)
by Malcolm Kushner
Fidgeting: Fidgeting is an announcement that you're anxious. Touching your face with your index finger or rubbing it under your nose or scratching above your lip are all signs of nervousness. The solution: Keep your hands in front of you in ...
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Encyclopedia of Deception (2014)
by Timothy R. Levine
This nervousness is expected to shine through in behavioral cues such as gaze aversion, moving around, and increased fidgeting. The control question polygraph test also departs from the idea that liars' fear of being caught will elicit marked ...
fidget /'fid3it/ o verb (fidgeted, fidgeting) 1 intr to move about restlessly and aimlessly □ The little boy wouldn't stop fidgeting. 2 (often fidget with something) to touch and handle it aimlessly, o noun 1 a person who ...
by Frank J. Ayd
fidgeting), unnatural stillness, ...
Encyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008)
by Sarah Boslaugh
For example, it is important to give the participant all of one's attention without fidgeting or rushing through the topic. Likewise, researchers need to be able to tolerate silence in comfort. During silent periods, participants may be thinking or ...
An English school dictionary. To which is added, a list of the principal heathen deities of Greece [&c.]. (1822)
by William Jillard Hort
faithfulness, honesty, loyalty Fidgeting, Fidg'ety, a. restless, uneasy Fief, s. a fee, manor, ...
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Scrabble value of F4I1D2G2E1T1I1N1G2
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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