jitters


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jitters

1 irregularities in ultrasound echo locations caused by mechanical or electronic disturbances.
2 a very uneasy, nervous feeling.
An episode of performance anxiety preceding a public event, which may affect speakers, stage actors—hence the alternate, term ‘stage fright’—and soloist musicians; it may respond to anxiolytics

jitters

'Butterflies' Psychology An episode of nervousness or anxiety that often precedes a public event; jitters is a type of performance anxiety which may affect actors in a stage production–stage fright or soloist musicians; it may respond to anxiolytics
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The addition of the Jitters cafe provides an important element to the House2Home concept, as we continue our efforts to create an ideal shopping experience for our customers," said Henry Ragin, vice president, director of merchandising for House2Home.