Definition of jerkiness:
Synonyms for jerkiness:
Yet this artistic conversion was immediately acceptable since the spectator received a simplified impression and his attention was not distracted by the inevitable jerkiness of the limbs of the men and the beasts.- "A Book About the Theater", Brander Matthews.
His digressions, his asides, and his fooleries in general would, of course, have in any case necessitated a certain general jerkiness of manner; but this need hardly have extended itself habitually to the structure of individual sentences, and as a matter of fact he can at times write, as he does for the most part in his Sermons, in a style which is not the less vigorous for being fairly correct.- "Sterne", H.D. Traill.
- "The Weavers, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009.