What does Agitation mean?

Agitation meaning in General Dictionary

The act of agitating or perhaps the state of being agitated their state of being relocated with violence or with unusual activity commotion as water after a storm is within agitation

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  • a mental state of severe mental disturbance
  • the experience to be agitated; maybe not peaceful
  • a situation of agitation or turbulent modification or development
  • disturbance typically in protest
  • the act of agitating one thing; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
  • The act of agitating, or even the condition to be agitated; the state to be relocated with assault, or with unusual activity; commotion; as, the sea after a storm is in agitation.
  • A stirring up or stimulating; disruption of tranquillity; disturbance of head which ultimately shows itself by real excitement; perturbation; as, to cause any one agitation.
  • Excitement of community feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.; as, the antislavery agitation; work agitation.
  • Examination or consideration of a topic in debate, or of an agenda proposed for use; serious discussion; discussion.

Agitation meaning in Urban Dictionary

n. Their state to be irritated, frustrated, agitated, or moody.


Agitation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1560s, "mental tossing to and fro," from French agitation, from Latin agitationem (nominative agitatio) "motion, agitation," noun of action from past participle stem of agitare "move to-and-fro," frequentative of agere in its feeling of "to drive" (see act (n.)).


Agitation - German to English

agitation


Agitation - French to English

commotion


Agitation meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The work of agitating, or the condition of being agitated; their state to be moved with violence, or with unusual action; commotion; because, the ocean after a storm is within agitation.

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  • (n.) A stirring up or stimulating; disruption of tranquillity; disturbance of head which shows it self by physical pleasure; perturbation; because, to cause anybody agitation.
  • (n.) Excitement of general public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.; as, the antislavery agitation; work agitation.
  • (letter.) Examination or consideration of an interest in conflict, or of a strategy recommended for adoption; serious conversation; debate.

Sentence Examples with the word Agitation

The difficulty in obtaining sufficient labour for the mines led to a successful agitation for the importation of coolies from China (see Transvaal: History).

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