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ag·i·tate

 (ăj′ĭ-tāt′)
v. ag·i·tat·ed, ag·i·tat·ing, ag·i·tates
v.tr.
1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
2. To upset; disturb: was agitated by the alarming news.
3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
v.intr.
To stir up public interest in a cause: agitate for a tax reduction.

[Latin agitāre, agitāt-, frequentative of agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

ag′i·tat′ed·ly (-tā′tĭd-lē) adv.
ag′i·ta′tive adj.
Synonyms: agitate, churn, convulse, rock2, shake
These verbs mean to cause to move to and fro violently: surface water agitated by the boat's propeller; a storm churning the waves; buildings convulsed by an explosion; a hurricane rocking trees and houses; an earthquake that shook the ground.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeplyagitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
discomposed - having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air"
excited - in an aroused state
impatient - restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition; "impatient with the slower students"; "impatient of criticism"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
unsteady - subject to change or variation; "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice"
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
unagitated - not agitated or disturbed emotionally
2.agitated - physically disturbed or set in motionagitated - physically disturbed or set in motion; "the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled"
unagitated - not physically disturbed or set in motion

agitated

agitated

adjective
In a state of anxiety or uneasiness:
Translations
مُتَأثِّر، مُضْطَرِب
rozrušenývzrušený
nervøsurolig
felkavart
í uppnámi
kaygılı

agitated

[ˈædʒɪteɪtɪd] ADJinquieto, perturbado
in an agitated toneen tono inquieto
to be very agitatedestar muy inquieto (about por)

agitated

[ˈædʒɪteɪtɪd] adj (= upset, distressed) → perturbé(e)

agitated

adj, agitatedly
advaufgeregt, erregt

agitated

[ˈædʒɪteɪtɪd] adjagitato/a, inquieto/a

agitate

(ˈӕdʒiteit) verb
1. to make (someone) excited and anxious. The news agitated her.
2. to try to arouse public feeling and action. That group is agitating for prison reform.
3. to shake. The tree was agitated by the wind.
ˈagitated adjective
ˌagiˈtation noun
ˈagitator noun
a person who tries constantly to stir up public feeling. a political agitator.

ag·i·ta·ted

n. agitado-a, perturbado-a, alborotado-a.

agitated

adj agitado; to become — agitarse
References in classic literature ?
Here Meg's partner appeared, to find her looking much flushed and rather agitated.
Harling and Frances tried to reason with Antonia, they found her agitated but determined.
She did not linger there, but with a step that was hurried and agitated, she crossed the distance that divided her cabin from the ruin.
asked Cora who stood drawing her veil about her person, with a calmness to which her agitated sister was a stranger.
He was quite pale and agitated, although attempting, by a jaunty swinging of the switch he had just cut, to assume the appearance of ease and confidence.
Clifford," said she,--still too agitated to utter more than an abrupt sentence,--"Clifford has a home here
He had a ready faculty, indeed, of escaping from any topic that agitated his too sensitive and nervous temperament.
He repeated his demand in a still more agitated voice.
One evening--with nothing to lead up or to prepare it-- I felt the cold touch of the impression that had breathed on me the night of my arrival and which, much lighter then, as I have mentioned, I should probably have made little of in memory had my subsequent sojourn been less agitated.
As for Peleg, after letting off his rage as he had, there seemed no more left in him, and he, too, sat down like a lamb, though he twitched a little as if still nervously agitated.
But still another inquiry remains; one often agitated by the more recondite Nantucketers.
She was looking steadily into the blaze, with a calm, heart-broken expression, very different from her former agitated wildness.