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

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Wiktionary

  1. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    tremor, emotion, perturbation, excitement, trepidation, commotion

  2. 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.

    Synonyms:
    excitement, tremor, commotion, trepidation, emotion, perturbation

  3. 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.

    Synonyms:
    trepidation, perturbation, tremor, commotion, excitement, emotion

  4. agitationnoun

    Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

    Synonyms:
    trepidation, emotion, excitement, perturbation, tremor, commotion

  5. agitationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    tremor, emotion, commotion, perturbation, trepidation, excitement

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agitation

    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.

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, storm, tempest

    Antonyms:
    calm, fair weather, hush, peace, serenity, stillness, tranquillity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitationnoun

    a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  2. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrestnoun

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

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

    Synonyms:
    excitement, zymolysis, fermenting, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, zymosis, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  3. agitationnoun

    the feeling of being agitated; not calm

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloonoun

    disturbance usually in protest

    Synonyms:
    fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turmoil, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, upheaval, inflammation

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  5. agitationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    agitating, shaking, shake, concussion

  2. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, jarring, commotion, convulsion, ferment, storm, tumult, turmoil

  3. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    excitement, emotion, perturbation, trepidation, discomposure, distraction, PUCKER, ruffle, flutter, hurry, tremor, fever, fret

  4. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    discussion, disputation, debate, controversy, canvassing, ventilation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. agitationnoun

    Synonyms:
    commotion, disturbance, perturbation, excitement, flustration, discomposure, unrest, turmoil, estuation, discussion, ventilation

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9726excitement
#10424emotion
#13815shaking
#13853inflammation
#14374disturbance
#19647turbulence
#20483excitation
#20976fuss
#21599tempest
#23324turmoil
#24114unrest
#24884fermentation
#25991perturbation
#28106agitation
#30734uplift
#34004tremor
#35039commotion
#36027nervousness
#43008upheaval
#47199restlessness
#48908hullabaloo
#49238fervor
#56224incitement
#60296ferment
#60954trepidation
#61744tumult
#75313exhilaration
#85159fermenting
#88613fervour
#106260convulsion

How to use agitation in a sentence?

  1. Drew Astolfi:

    It took a little bit of agitation and cajoling. But for a lot of people, it wasn't enough to get them to file, for a lot of those people, you needed to tell them we're going to have a night where we're talking to an accountant.

  2. Michel de Montaigne:

    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.

  3. George Gordon Byron:

    It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.

  4. Prafull Sakulani:

    The moment P Bhosan said on live yt camera that virus has originated from wuhan, he got exposed himself that he is a liar and has come to protect all guilty who started fooling propaganda.and the fact is that there no covid virus anywhere Whichever mass movement he was a part of so far, it was found to be a fake agitation only like Anna movement, Baba Ramdev, Farmers protest etc where only its leaders got richer

  5. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    J P Andolan was bogus, Janlokpal movement was a drama, Patel agitation was a dirty game. The protestors leaders were found to be politicians and govt planted people only. This farmers protest is going in the same direction. Poor farmers are likely to feel cheated


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