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agitated (adj.)

1610s, "set in motion," past-participle adjective from agitate (v.). Meaning "disturbed" is from 1650s; that of "disturbed in mind" is from 1756. Meaning "kept constantly in public view" is from 1640s.

updated on April 25, 2012

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Definitions of agitated from WordNet

agitated (adj.)
troubled emotionally and usually deeply;
agitated parents
agitated (adj.)
physically disturbed or set in motion;
the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled
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