Agitation - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a state of agitation or turbulent change or development (syn: ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest)
- the feeling of being agitated; not calm
- disturbance usually in protest (syn: excitement, hullabaloo, turmoil, upheaval)
- the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
If I talk about the problem with him it just agitates him even more.
Some members of the union have been agitating for a strike.
A few local residents have been agitating against a military presence.
The mixture is heated and then agitated.
She was in a state of considerable agitation.
I detected agitation in his voice.
He wanted a little ease after the agitation and exertions of the day.