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?
There's a reasonable level of agitation in every part of the supply chain which is saying (the industry situation) is not good.
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.
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.
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
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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