1. a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

Definition categories: state

2. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

Similar word(s): ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest

Definition categories: state, turbulence, upheaval

3. the feeling of being agitated; not calm

Definition categories: feeling

4. disturbance usually in protest

Similar word(s): excitement, hullabaloo, turmoil, upheaval

Definition categories: act, disturbance

5. the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

Definition categories: act, motility, motion, move, movement

Sentences with agitation as a noun:

- After a storm the sea is in agitation.

- She causes great agitation within me.

- the antislavery agitation

- labor agitation

- After this conflict pro-independence agitation temporarily died down.