What does agitation mean?

Definitions for agitation
ˌædʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃənag·i·ta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word agitation.

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.

    Etymology: From agitation, from agitatio.

  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.

    Etymology: From agitation, from agitatio.

  3. agitation(Noun)

    Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

    Etymology: From agitation, from agitatio.

  4. agitation(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of agitation in a Sentence

  1. Robert Mugabe:

    Any agitation or activism outside this very constructive process in the manner of this purported communique would therefore be misguided, treacherous and outright counterproductive.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Create whatever raises agitation in your mind.

  3. Lado Sikaka:

    Vedanta can give jobs to only a few but Niyam Raja has given us everything, we will keep fighting till the end. We will intensify our agitation.

  4. Jacqueline van Maarsen:

    I was 11 when the Germans invaded Holland. I remember seeing the planes flying overhead and sensing the great agitation of my parents. I thought we might get bombed or we might not get enough food, but the idea that we faced another threat because we were Jewish didn’t even enter my head. My mother was a Parisian Catholic, and although my father had registered us as Jewish in Amsterdam in 1938 — he wanted us to be part of the Jewish community, like the rest of his Dutch family — my older sister and I weren’t really brought up as Jewish.

  5. Monica Moreno:

    We also encourage families to pick the right time to travel, peak activity time at an airport can create extra agitation. Go at a time where there’s less people, shorter lines, it can also help the caregiver.

Images & Illustrations of agitation

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