(adjective, verb)


1. troubled emotionally and usually deeply

- agitated parents

Similar word(s): amok, amuck, berserk, aroused, emotional, excited, distraught, overwrought, jolted, shaken, feverish, hectic, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, phrenetic, hysterical, psychedelic, discomposed, excited, impatient, unquiet, unsteady, tense

2. physically disturbed or set in motion

- the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled

Similar word(s): churning, roiled, roiling, roily, turbulent, jolted, rippled, ruffled, seething, stirred


1. simple past tense and past participle of agitate