agitated

[aj-i-tey-tid]

adjective

excited; disturbed.

Nearby words

  1. agit. ante us.,
  2. agit. bene,
  3. agita,
  4. agitable,
  5. agitate,
  6. agitated depression,
  7. agitation,
  8. agitato,
  9. agitator,
  10. agitpop

Related formsag·i·tat·ed·ly, adverbun·ag·i·tat·ed, adjectiveun·ag·i·tat·ed·ly, adverb

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agitated

adj.

1610s, "set in motion," past participle adjective from agitate (v.). Meaning "disturbed" is from 1650s; that of "disturbed in mind" is from 1756. Meaning "kept constantly in public view" is from 1640s.

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