noun ag·i·ta \ˈa-jə-tə\

Definition of AGITA

:  a feeling of agitation or anxiety

Examples of AGITA

  1. <took a deep breath to dispel her agita as she stepped onstage>

Origin of AGITA

S Italian dialect pron. of Italian acido, literally, heartburn, acid, from Latin acidus
First Known Use: 1982

Other Psychology Terms

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