agitated

adjective ag·i·tat·ed \ ˈa-jə-ˌtā-təd \
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of agitated

: troubled in mind : disturbed and upset
  • When Caswall asked him to describe what he had seen …, he got very agitated
  • —Bram Stoker
  • was so agitated she could hardly speak

agitatedly

adverb
    • pacing back and forth agitatedly

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Origin and Etymology of agitated

from past participle of agitate



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