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Definition of the noun Fidgeting

What does Fidgeting mean as a name of something?


  1. 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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fidgeting

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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 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 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 previewEssential 18000 English-Myanmar Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

လှုဳဴေဆာံမှု မ့ာဵေသာအာဵျဖငံဴ nonpurposeful ဴ္ငံဴျပညံတးငံဵတငံဵမာမှုနဲဴဆကံစပံေနတဲဴအလးနံ အကျွဳေမာံတာလှုပံရ္ာဵမှု။ ဤပမာေနဆဲထိုငံဴိုငံျခငံဵ, fidgeting, အရ္ိနံအဟုနံ ...

Google previewEssential 18000 English-Irish Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

psychomotor agitation restlessness, pacing, rocking, fidgeting, etc., on the part of a distressed individual. agitation síceamótair restlessness, pacing, rocking , fidgeting, etc, ar thaobh duine aonair bponc. 13929 psychomotor skills skills ...

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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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