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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 ?
Suddenly we heard, at a little distance to our right and partly in front, a noise as of some animal thrashing about in the bushes, which we could see were violently agitated.
She felt agitated and tormented, and the cause of this was Kuragin whom she could not help watching.
Presently both men started from their seats in surprise: a long vine that covered half the front of the house and dangled its branches from the edge of the porch above them was visibly and audibly agitated, shaking violently in every stem and leaf.
The old man paused with a blank stare for a little while, holding the one key erect on the ring; then with an agitated jerk he began to work with his bony left hand at emptying the tin box before him.
The dark and fearful sea of the subtle Ulysses' wanderings, agitated by the wrath of Olympian gods, harbouring on its isles the fury of strange monsters and the wiles of strange women; the highway of heroes and sages, of warriors, pirates, and saints; the workaday sea of Carthaginian merchants and the pleasure lake of the Roman Caesars, claims the veneration of every seaman as the historical home of that spirit of open defiance against the great waters of the earth which is the very soul of his calling.
She was so painfully agitated that I could not venture to plead my own cause as I might otherwise have pleaded it.
Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited.
The station-master had opened the carriage door for her, and had noticed that the young lady appeared to be very much agitated.
Again, the poet should work out his play, to the best of his power, with appropriate gestures; for those who feel emotion are most convincing through natural sympathy with the characters they represent; and one who is agitated storms, one who is angry rages, with the most life-like reality.
The ungovernable emotion that escaped the youth, in the first moments of his surprise, entirely passed away; and, although it was still evident that he continued to be much agitated by what he had heard, he succeeded in yielding forced attention to the advice which the other uttered.
I color, then, because I am agitated, not because I meditate a falsehood.
On the contrary, he needed occupation and distraction quite apart from his love, so as to recruit and rest himself from the violent emotions that agitated him.