What does agitation mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitationnoun

    a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

  2. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrestnoun

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

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

  3. agitationnoun

    the feeling of being agitated; not calm

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloonoun

    disturbance usually in protest

  5. agitationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. agitationnoun

    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. agitationnoun

    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. agitationnoun

    Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

  4. agitationnoun

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

  5. Etymology: From agitation, from agitatio.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Agitationnoun

    Etymology: from agitate, agitatio, Lat.

    Putrefaction asketh rest; for the subtle motion which putrefaction requireth, is disturbed by any agitation. Francis Bacon.

    A kind of a school question is started in this fable, upon reason and instinct: and whether this deliberative proceeding of the crow, was not rather a logical agitation of the matter. Roger L'Estrange, Fables.

    A great perturbation in nature! to receive at once the benefit of sleep, and do the effects of watching. In this slumbry agitation, besides her walking, and other actual performances, what, at any time, have you heard her say? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    His mother could no longer bear the agitations of so many passions as thronged upon her. Tatler, №. 55.

    The project now in agitation for repealing of the test act, and yet leaving the name of an establishment to the present national church, is inconsistent. Jonathan Swift, Miscell.

ChatGPT

  1. agitation

    Agitation refers to a state of nervous excitement, disturbance, or unrest. It can also represent the act of moving or stirring something violently or forcefully, leading to a rapid action or reaction. This term is often used in the context of emotional unrest, psychological tension, or even physical shaking or stirring in scientific processes.

  2. agitation

    Agitation is a state of anxiety, nervous excitement, restlessness, or disturbance often marked by excessive movement, unease, or turmoil. It can also refer to the act of stirring up or disturbing, either physical components or social situations.

  3. agitation

    Agitation refers to a state of extreme emotional disturbance, typically characterized by restlessness, anxiety, and/or excitement. It can also refer to the process of stirring or mixing something, especially for promoting the action of two or more substances when combined.

  4. agitation

    Agitation refers to a state of being disturbed, upset, or anxious, often marked by physical movement or unrest. It may also involve stirring up public concern about social or political issues.

  5. agitation

    Agitation is a state of anxiety, nervous excitement, or heightened physical activity often caused by stress, fear, or uncertainty. It may also refer to the act of stirring, shaking, or mixing something up, particularly in a liquid form. Moreover, it can pertain to a public action or campaign to bring about social or political change.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agitationnoun

    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. Agitationnoun

    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. Agitationnoun

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

  4. Agitationnoun

    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. Henry Spiller:

    If you look at the effects, it's not really the expected opioid effects, we see seizures, tachycardia [ rapid heartbeat ], hypertension, agitation. If it were an opiate, we would expect respiratory depression.

  2. Edward Hoagland:

    There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile.

  3. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Everyone has witnessed that those who were front line and top representatives of JANLOKPAL agitation have reached to very privileged and wealthy position now and it turned out to be drama only whereas citizens who were supporters got nothing out of that protest. Time will show what happens to this farmers protest.

  4. 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.

  5. Hume:

    What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

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