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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. troubled emotionally and usually deeply;
- Example: "agitated parents"

2. physically disturbed or set in motion;
- Example: "the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

agitated \agitated\ adj. 1. troubled emotionally and usually deeply. Opposite of unagitated. agitated parents Note: Narrower terms are: demoniac, demoniacal ; distraught, overwrought; {disturbed, jolted, shaken; feverish, hectic; frantic, frenetic, phrenetic, frenzied; psychedelic ; {rampageous, raging, frenzied ; {wild-eyed . Also See: discomposed, excited, impatient, tense, unquiet, unsteady. [WordNet 1.5] 2. 1 throwing oneself from side to side. Syn: tossing [WordNet 1.5] 3. physically disturbed or set in motion; as, the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled. Opposite of {unagitated and left alone, allowed to stand. Note: [Narrower terms are: churning, churned-up, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent ; {stirred.] [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Agitate \Ag"i*tate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Agitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Agitating.] [L. agitatus, p. p. of agitare to put in motion, fr. agere to move: cf. F. agiter. See Act, Agent.] 1. To move with a violent, irregular action; as, the wind agitates the sea; to agitate water in a vessel. "Winds . . . agitate the air." --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. To move or actuate. [R.] --Thomson. [1913 Webster] 3. To stir up; to disturb or excite; to perturb; as, he was greatly agitated. [1913 Webster] The mind of man is agitated by various passions. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 4. To discuss with great earnestness; to debate; as, a controversy hotly agitated. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 5. To revolve in the mind, or view in all its aspects; to contrive busily; to devise; to plot; as, politicians agitate desperate designs. [1913 Webster] Syn: To move; shake; excite; rouse; disturb; distract; revolve; discuss; debate; canvass. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

93 Moby Thesaurus words for "agitated": abashed, afflicted, all shook up, all-overish, anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, aroused, beset, bothered, bustling, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, concerned, confused, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, embarrassed, excited, fearful, feverish, fidgeting, fidgety, flurried, flustered, fluttering, fluttery, foreboding, fretful, fussing, fussy, hung up, ill at ease, in a pucker, in a quiver, in a stew, jittery, jumpy, misgiving, mortified, moved, nervous, nervy, on tenterhooks, out of countenance, overanxious, overapprehensive, perturbed, put-out, put-upon, quivering, quivery, rattled, restless, roused, ruffled, shaken, shaken up, shaking, shaky, shivering, shivery, shook up, skittery, solicitous, stirred up, strained, suspenseful, tense, trembling, trembly, tremulant, tremulous, troubled, troublous, turbulent, twitchy, twittery, uncomfortable, uneasy, unnerved, unpeaceful, unquiet, unsettled, upset, wrought up, zealous




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