agitation
[adʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
  1. a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
    "she was wringing her hands in agitation"
    synonyms:
    anxiety · perturbation · disquiet · distress · concern · trouble · alarm ·
    worry · upset · nervous excitement · disconcertment
    antonyms:
  2. brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid.
    "the techniques mostly involve agitation by stirring"
    synonyms:
  3. the arousing of public concern about an issue and pressing for action on it.
    "widespread agitation for social reform"
    • INDIAN
      a public demonstration.
Origin
mid 16th century (in the sense ‘action, being active’): from Latin agitatio(n-), from the verb agitare ( see agitate).
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How to use agitation in a sentence?
he led an agitation for the reform of copyright law to prevent the dramatization of novels without the author's sanction.
agitation is carried out while a film is processed to ensure even development.
rarely, severely hypothyroid patients present with agitation.
the techniques mostly involve agitation by stirring.
her neck was red—a sure sign of agitation.
in his agitation he was unable to speak.
she was wringing her hands in agitation.
widespread agitation for social reform.
How to say agitation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)agitasie, roering
Arabic (NOUN)الانفعالات, التحريض, الهياج, هياج, هيجان, الإثارة, تحريض, تسخين
Bangla চাগাড়
Bosnian (Latin) agitacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)възбуда, разклащане, разбъркване
Cantonese (Traditional) 攪拌
Catalan (NOUN)agitació
Chinese Simplified 搅拌
Chinese Traditional 攪拌
Croatian (NOUN)uznemirenost, agitacija
Czech (NOUN)neklid, rozrušení, agitace, míchání
Danish (NOUN)ophidselse, uro, omrøring
Dutch (NOUN)agitatie, opwinding, opschudding, onrust
Estonian (NOUN)agitatsioon, erutus
Fijian nuiqawaqawa
Filipino ahitasyon
Finnish (NOUN)levottomuus, kiihtyneisyys, agitaatio
French (NOUN)émoi, brassage
German (NOUN)Erregung, Unruhe, Aufregung, Aufgeregtheit, Hetze, rühren
Greek (NOUN)διέγερση, ταραχή, αναταραχή, ανάδευση
Haitian Creole voye pousyè
Hebrew עצבנות
Hindi (NOUN)आंदोलन
Hmong Daw ntxhov siab
Hungarian (NOUN)izgatottság, agitáció, nyugtalanság
Icelandic (NOUN)uppnám, æsingur
Indonesian (NOUN)agitasi
Italian (NOUN)agitazione, turbamento
Japanese (NOUN)撹拌, 攪拌, 動揺, アジテーション, 焦燥, 興奮, かくはん, 扇動
Kiswahili fadhaa
Korean (NOUN)동요, 교반, 선동
Latvian (NOUN)uzbudinājums, satraukumu
Lithuanian (NOUN)sujaudinimas
Malagasy lasa
Malay (Latin) ragam yang murung
Maltese (NOUN)aġitazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål omrøring
Persian (NOUN)تحریک, اضطراب
Polish (NOUN)pobudzenie, agitacja, niepokoju, mieszania
Portuguese (NOUN)agitação
Querétaro Otomi agitación
Romanian (NOUN)agitaţie
Russian (NOUN)агитации, взволнование, волнения, возбуждение, перемешивания, враждебности
Samoan faalavelave
Serbian (Cyrillic) узрујаност
Serbian (Latin) uzrujanost
Slovak (NOUN)agitácia, nepokoj, rozrušenie, miešania
Slovenian (NOUN)vznemirjenost, agitacija
Spanish (NOUN)agitación
Swedish (NOUN)upprördhet, oro, upphetsning
Tahitian aehuehu
Tamil போராட்டம்
Telugu ఆందోళన
Thai ความปั่นป่วน
Tongan hono ngaue'i holo
Turkish (NOUN)ajitasyon, çalkalama
Ukrainian (NOUN)агітація, хвилювання
Urdu تحریک
Vietnamese kích động
Welsh cynnwrf
Yucatec Maya agitación
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