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1. agitation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈteɪʃən'] a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance.

Synonyms

  • psychological state
  • mental state
  • dither
  • psychological condition
  • mental condition
  • tizzy
  • perturbation
  • swither
  • disturbance
  • fret
  • stew
  • sweat
  • fuss
  • tailspin
  • pother
  • upset
  • flap

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving

Etymology

  • agitation (French)
  • agitatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Agitation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word agitation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The heat and agitation will cause the paint to fade

2. agitation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈteɪʃən'] the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously).

Synonyms

  • waggle
  • motion
  • motility
  • shake
  • wag
  • worrying
  • move
  • shaking
  • stirring

Antonyms

  • elation
  • depression
  • mental health
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • agitation (French)
  • agitatio (Latin)

3. agitation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈteɪʃən'] disturbance usually in protest.

Synonyms

  • excitement
  • upheaval
  • disturbance
  • hullabaloo

Antonyms

  • order
  • soothe
  • calm
  • functional disorder

Etymology

  • agitation (French)
  • agitatio (Latin)

4. agitation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈteɪʃən'] the feeling of being agitated; not calm.

Synonyms

  • turmoil
  • fidgetiness
  • stewing
  • stir
  • tumult
  • restlessness
  • fidget
  • unrest

Antonyms

  • organic disorder
  • organized
  • untroubled
  • unturned

Etymology

  • agitation (French)
  • agitatio (Latin)

5. agitation

noun. ['ˌædʒəˈteɪʃən'] a state of agitation or turbulent change or development.

Synonyms

  • fermentation
  • ferment
  • tempestuousness
  • Sturm und Drang
  • unrest
  • upheaval

Antonyms

  • expected
  • stand still
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • agitation (French)
  • agitatio (Latin)
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