Definitions for Agitationˌædʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ag•i•ta•tionˌædʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of agitating or the state of being agitated.

  2. persistent urging of a political or social cause or theory before the public.

Origin of agitation:

1560–70; < L

ag`i•ta′tion•al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitation(noun)

    a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

  2. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

  3. agitation(noun)

    the feeling of being agitated; not calm

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

  5. agitation(noun)

    the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

Wiktionary

  1. agitation(Noun)

    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.

  2. agitation(Noun)

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

    She causes great agitation within me.

  3. agitation(Noun)

    Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

  4. agitation(Noun)

    Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate.

  5. Origin: From agitation, from agitatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agitation(noun)

    the act of agitating, or the state of being agitated; the state of being moved with violence, or with irregular action; commotion; as, the sea after a storm is in agitation

  2. Agitation(noun)

    a stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation; as, to cause any one agitation

  3. Agitation(noun)

    excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.; as, the antislavery agitation; labor agitation

  4. Agitation(noun)

    examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate


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