a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)
a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
"the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"
the feeling of being agitated; not calm
agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)
disturbance usually in protest
fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turmoil, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, upheaval, inflammation
the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
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.
A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation.
She causes great agitation within me.
Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.
Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A storm is properly a disturbance of the atmosphere, with or without rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning. Thus we have rain-storm, snow-storm, etc., and by extension, magnetic storm. A tempest is a storm of extreme violence, always attended with some precipitation, as of rain, from the atmosphere. In the moral and figurative use, storm and tempest are not closely discriminated, except that tempest commonly implies greater intensity. We speak of agitation of feeling, disturbance of mind, a storm of passion, a tempest of rage.
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How to use agitation in a sentence?
So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. ..And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.
Any agitation or activism outside this very constructive process in the manner of this purported communique would therefore be misguided, treacherous and outright counterproductive.
Those who profess to favor freedom, yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without planting up the ground. They want rain without thunder or lightening. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. The struggle may not be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may be both moral and physical; but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will.
A camp generally is not a luxury hotel, but when people have waited for some time agitation comes in.
He's very calm and emotionless, has no agitation and when he plays you can't tell what he's got, when he finishes he's not really interested in analyzing the game the way other players are, once he's finished he wants to just move on to the next.
Translations for agitation
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- бъркане, възбуда, вълнение, агитацияBulgarian
- Agitation, AufwühlungGerman
- αναστάτωση, αναβρασμός, αναταραχήGreek
- agitación, inquietud, desasosiegoSpanish
- mì-shuaimhneasScottish Gaelic
- agitatie, opwinding, troebelenDutch
- agitație, agitareRomanian
- возбужде́ние, смяте́ние, волне́ние, беспоко́йствоRussian
- hets, uppviglingSwedish
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