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1. Tending to fidget.
2. Creating unnecessary fuss.

fidg′et·i·ness n.
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restlessness, the state of or tendency to be fidgety
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Noun1.fidgetiness - a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion; "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"
agitation - the feeling of being agitated; not calm
impatience - a restless desire for change and excitement
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Woodhouse's peculiarities and fidgetiness were sometimes provoking him to a rational remonstrance or sharp retort equally illbestowed.
So the old gentleman's fidgetiness and low spirits, which made him send for Arthur in that sudden way, really meant something.
It gradually morphs into physical manifestations of increased heart rates, blood pressures and fidgetiness. Eventually, one develops an aversion and then people start to look for exits in desperate situations.
From his fidgetiness I took him to be one of those embryonic, not-quite charactersnot quite a barrister, not quite a doctor.
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AGITATION 0 = None 1 = Fidgetiness 2 = Playing with hands, hair, etc.
Handling at higher speeds is stable with no small car fidgetiness. Steering is light, but not overly so, the turning circle is tight and the 280 litre boot is only a bit smaller than the Fiesta's.
As described by the patient and his wife, he had an 8-year history of anxiety and apprehension associated with autonomic complaints of sweating, palpitations, dryness of the mouth, and fidgetiness and tremulousness of the hands.
For the record, my wife tells me I'm imagining both my fidgetiness and balloonlike qualities, but let's face it, she's biased.