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agitation

noun
     
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a‧gi‧ta‧tion
1 [uncountable] when you are so anxious, nervous, or upset that you cannot think calmly:
She was in a state of considerable agitation.
2 [uncountable and countable]PPG public argument or action for social or political change
agitation for/against
mass agitation for political reform
3 [uncountable] technical the act of shaking or mixing a liquid

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