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Jerkiness   Listen

The quality of being spasmodic and irregular.  Synonym: fitfulness.

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"Jerkiness" Quotes from Famous Books

... and passed it by. "He was like a schoolboy let out of school," she said with a sudden jerkiness, "he was so pleased. Poor boy! I knew it must mean a lot to him not to have to worry about money any more for a whole year, and—and ...
— Married Life - The True Romance • May Edginton

... of the flush in his face and the gleam in his eye, Guion seated himself in the place his daughter had left vacant between his two guests. Both his movements and his manner of speech were marked by a quick jerkiness, which, however, was not without ...
— The Street Called Straight • Basil King

Words linked to "Jerkiness" :   jerky, spasticity, irregularity, unregularity

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