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1 a state of wildly excited activity or emotion
  • knew immediately, from the horses' agitation, that something terrible was happening

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2 an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble
  • experienced a great deal of agitation over whether she had an appropriate dress for her husband's inauguration

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The first known use of agitation was in 1547

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“Agitation.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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