Adjective "jumpiness" definition and examples

(Jumpiness may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒʌmpɪnəs/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'There has been a lot of this jumpiness about headlines and movies lately.'
  2. 'I couldn't concentrate on anything, the jumpiness in my stomach a constant distraction.'

More definitions

1. subject to sudden, involuntary starts, especially from nervousness, fear, excitement, etc.

2. characterized by sudden starts, jerks, or jumps: a jumpy narrative.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be jumpiness in chests."

"people can be jumpiness."

Origin

(jumpy)