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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. 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 previewBody Language (2012)

A Guide for Professionals by Hedwig Lewis

Fidgeting is an activity that often involves self-touching.

Google previewPresentations 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 ...

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 previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

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 previewLexicon of Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Neurosciences (2000)

by Frank J. Ayd

fidgeting), unnatural stillness, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewAn 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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