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Definition of the noun Fidgeting

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noun

  1. A fidgety motion.

Explanation

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. New 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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Google previewHistory of Special Education (2011)

by Anthony F. Rotatori, Festus E. Obiakor, Jeffrey P. Bakken

Fidgeting is a common phenomena for students with this type of ADHD. This type of ADHD is called ADHD – predominantly hyperactive–impulsive type. Some students with ADHD have symptoms suggesting both inattentive- ness and ...

Google previewBody Language (2012)

A Guide for Professionals by Hedwig Lewis

Fidgeting is an activity that often involves self-touching.

Google previewJob Hunting and Career Change All-In-One For Dummies (2011)

by Rob Yeung

Try these tips and tricks for disguising some of the common signs of nerves: H 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 or ...

Google previewThe Six Keys to Unlock and Empower Your Mind

by Marc Salem

It is that all-important baseline of behavior that you have to be familiar with before you can tell whether the fidgeting is a normal ...

Google previewFarming (1906)

As a rule, fidgeting is a fault of breegding in which ]a nervous tegiperament is pe tuat in a constant y increasi egree. Such animriiles should not be used for briefing purposes.

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease (2013)

by Evelyn B. Kelly

They may display fidgeting, hand flapping, impulsivity, and problems focusing on tasks. ' Communication: About one-third of the males have autistic-like behaviors.

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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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