agitated agitated adj. 1. troubled emotionally and usually deeply. Opposite of {unagitated}. agitated parents

Note: Narrower terms are: {demoniac, demoniacal ; distraught, overwrought; {disturbed, jolted, shaken}; {feverish, hectic}; {frantic, frenetic, phrenetic, frenzied}; {psychedelic ; {rampageous, raging, frenzied ; {wild-eyed . Also See: discomposed, excited, impatient, tense, unquiet, unsteady. [WordNet 1.5]

2. 1 throwing oneself from side to side.

Syn: tossing [WordNet 1.5]

3. physically disturbed or set in motion; as, the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled. Opposite of {unagitated} and {left alone}, {allowed to stand}.

Note: [Narrower terms are: {churning, churned-up, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent ; {stirred}.] [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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