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agita

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noun ag·i·ta \ˈa-jə-tə\

Definition of agita

  1. :  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


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