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Definition 1: troubled emotionally and usually deeply - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where agitated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • agitated parents

(agitated is similar to ...) wildly frenzied and out of control

"the soldier was completely amuck" "berserk with grief" "a berserk worker smashing windows"

(agitated is similar to ...) appearing extremely agitated

"crowded the wild-eyed animals into a truck"

(agitated is similar to ...) (of a mental state) characterized by intense and distorted perceptions and hallucinations and feelings of euphoria or sometimes despair

"a psychedelic experience"

(agitated is similar to ...) marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion

"hysterical laughter" "a mob of hysterical vigilantes"

(agitated is similar to ...) excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion

"frantic with anger and frustration" "frenetic screams followed the accident" "a frenzied look in his eye"

(agitated is similar to ...) marked by intense agitation or emotion

"worked at a feverish pace"

(agitated is similar to ...) disturbed psychologically as if by a physical jolt or shock

"retrieved his named from her jolted memory" "the accident left her badly shaken"

(agitated is similar to ...) deeply agitated especially from emotion

"distraught with grief"

(agitated is similar to ...) (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

"he would become emotional over nothing at all" "she was worked up about all the noise"

(means also ...) subject to change or variation

"her unsteady walk" "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine" "an unsteady voice"

(means also ...) characterized by unrest or disorder

"unquiet days of riots" "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation" "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"

(means also ...) restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition

"impatient with the slower students" "impatient of criticism"

(means also ...) in an aroused state

(means also ...) having your composure disturbed

"looked about with a wandering and discomposed air"

(means also ...) in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

Definition 2: physically disturbed or set in motion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where agitated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled

(agitated is similar to ...) (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence

"the river's roiling current" "turbulent rapids"

(agitated is similar to ...) moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation

"winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses" "a car stuck in the churned-up mud"

(agitated is similar to ...) bumped or shaken jerkily

"the jolted passengers"

(agitated is similar to ...) shaken into waves or undulations as by wind

"the rippled surface of the pond" "with ruffled flags flying"

(agitated is similar to ...) in constant agitation

"a seething flag-waving crowd filled the streets" "a seething mass of maggots" "lovers and madmen have such seething brains"

(agitated is similar to ...) set into a usually circular motion in order to mix or blend

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