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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishagitationa‧gi‧ta‧tion /ˌædʒɪˈteɪʃən/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]UPSET when you are so anxious, nervous, or upset that you cannot think calmly 🔊 She was in a state of considerable agitation.2 [countable, uncountable]PPGARGUE public argument or action for social or political changeagitation for/against 🔊 mass agitation for political reform3 [uncountable]SHAKELIQUID technical the act of shaking or mixing a liquid
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agitationHaloperidol, phenothiazines, and reserpine have been used with some success to diminish the choreiform activity and agitation.He arrived to find Evelyn in a state of considerable agitation.As the young man listened tears gathered in his eyes and he held his cloak before his face to hide his agitation.They are scrapes and sores, mockers of failure, players in a relentless team of agitation.Manic-depression also includes feelings of euphoria and/or agitation.Perry's agitation was so great he could hardly speak.The journalist did not notice their agitation.The test solutions were prepared in emulsion form by vigorous agitation of the components before administration.agitation for/againstIt was a system that could not endure, and agitations for greater democracy grew steadily louder.Ellice Hopkins was a central figure in the feminist agitation for criminal law regulation in the 1880s.She-Rachel-mistook his agitation for desire.In Britain, their insignificance was overcome by the long agitation for affiliation to the Labour Party.Petitioning remained a weapon of agitation against the apprenticeship system up to 1838.The region's agitation for autonomy could tear the country apart.Part of the agitation for reform of local government concerned ways of improving this research function.Hitler's assault in the summer of 1940 put paid to the agitation for peace negotiations.In an age of widespread agitation for social reform, the new concept only emphasised the social divisions.