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Noun: agitation  ,a-ji'tey-shun
  1. A mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
     
  2. A state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    "the political agitation produced new leadership";
    - ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest
     
  3. The feeling of being agitated; not calm
     
  4. Disturbance usually in protest
    - excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo, hullaballoo
     
  5. The act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

Derived forms: agitations

Type of: disturbance, feeling, mental condition, mental state, motility, motion, move, movement, psychological condition, psychological state, Sturm und Drang, turbulence, upheaval

Antonym: calmness

Encyclopedia: Agitation