Agitation meaning

ăjĭ-tāshən
The act of agitating or the state of being agitated.
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Emotional disturbance or excitement.
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Agitation is defined as the state of feeling irritated or restless.

An example of someone who is in a state of agitation is a person who is mad at his relative because of something unkind which was said but does not know what to say or do.

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The definition of agitation refers to the process of moving something forcefully or violently.

An example of agitation is when a lake is choppy due to wind.

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A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation.

She causes great agitation within me.

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The act of agitating, or the state of being agitated; the state of being moved with violence, or with irregular action; commotion.

After a storm the sea is in agitation.

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Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate.
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The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
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An agitating or being agitated; violent motion or stirring.
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Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes.
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Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

The antislavery agitation.

Labor agitation.

After this conflict pro-independence agitation temporarily died down.

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Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
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Origin of agitation

  • From French agitation, from Latin agitātiō (“movement, agitation”).

    From Wiktionary