twitching


twitching
Synonyms and related words:
abstraction, abulia, agitation, alienation, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, apprehensiveness, attack of nerves, buck fever, case of nerves, catatonic stupor, compulsion, convulsive, dejection, depression, detachment, eclamptic, elation, emotionalism, euphoria, excessive irritability, fear, fidgetiness, fidgets, fidgety, fitful, folie du doute, formication, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, indifference, insensibility, itchiness, jerking, jerky, jiggety, jumpy, lethargy, mania, melancholia, mental distress, morbid excitability, nerves, nervosity, nervous stomach, nervousness, obsession, orgasmic, panic, panickiness, pathological indecisiveness, preoccupation, pruritus, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, saltatory, spasmodic, spastic, spell of nerves, stage fright, state of nerves, stupor, tic, trepidation, twitchety, twitchy, uneasiness, unresponsiveness, vellication, vellicative, withdrawal

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • twitching — Disgustingly and longstandingly dirty. Applies to an inanimate object, and implies that it is so grody that it has evolved life. You guys, this towel can t be our bathmat anymore. It s twitching. OR Someone wash these dishes, they re twitching! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • twitching — Disgustingly and longstandingly dirty. Applies to an inanimate object, and implies that it is so grody that it has evolved life. You guys, this towel can t be our bathmat anymore. It s twitching. OR Someone wash these dishes, they re twitching! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Twitching — Twitch Twitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twitching}.] [OE. twicchen, fr. (doubtful) AS. twiccian; akin to AS. angeltwicca a worm used for bait, literally, a hook twitcher, LG. twikken to tweak, G. zwicken. Cf. {Tweak}.] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twitching — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for a dweller at the place where two roads met . The derivation of the name is from the Olde English pre 7th Century twicen(e) (a derivative of twa , two), a… …   Surnames reference

  • twitching — adj Excellent, outstanding. That new dress is twitching, girl. 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • twitching — in angling, small movements of the rod tip or line to move the bait and induce a fish to bite …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • twitching — 1. noun compulsive bird watching by people (twitchers) who travel long distances to see rare species 2. adjective That twitches …   Wiktionary

  • twitching — twitch·ing (twichґing) the occurrence of a single contraction or a series of contractions of a muscle; see twitch …   Medical dictionary

  • twitching — twɪtʃ n. spasm, twinge, jerk, pull v. jerk or pull suddenly; move with a jerk; have convulsions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twitching — n. Spasm, twitch …   New dictionary of synonyms


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