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Synonyms for agitationˌædʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitation(noun)

    a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  2. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    Synonyms:
    agitation, excitement, zymolysis, fermenting, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, zymosis, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  3. agitation(noun)

    the feeling of being agitated; not calm

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

    Synonyms:
    fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turmoil, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, agitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, upheaval, inflammation

    Antonyms:
    calmness

  5. agitation(noun)

    the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

    Synonyms:
    excitement, unrest, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

    Antonyms:
    calmness

Wiktionary

  1. agitation(noun)

    Synonyms:
    emotion, tremor, commotion, trepidation, excitement, perturbation

  2. agitation(noun)

    The act of agitating, or the state of being agitated; the state of being moved with violence, or with irregular action; commotion.

    Synonyms:
    excitement, tremor, commotion, trepidation, emotion, perturbation

  3. agitation(noun)

    A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation.

    Synonyms:
    emotion, commotion, tremor, perturbation, trepidation, excitement

  4. agitation(noun)

    Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.

    Synonyms:
    commotion, tremor, perturbation, excitement, trepidation, emotion

  5. agitation(noun)

    Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate.

    Synonyms:
    tremor, emotion, commotion, perturbation, trepidation, excitement

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agitation

    A storm is properly a disturbance of the atmosphere, with or without rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning. Thus we have rain-storm, snow-storm, etc., and by extension, magnetic storm. A tempest is a storm of extreme violence, always attended with some precipitation, as of rain, from the atmosphere. In the moral and figurative use, storm and tempest are not closely discriminated, except that tempest commonly implies greater intensity. We speak of agitation of feeling, disturbance of mind, a storm of passion, a tempest of rage.

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, storm, tempest

    Antonyms:
    calm, fair weather, hush, peace, serenity, stillness, tranquillity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agitating, shaking, shake, concussion

  2. agitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, jarring, commotion, convulsion, ferment, storm, tumult, turmoil

  3. agitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    excitement, emotion, perturbation, trepidation, discomposure, distraction, PUCKER, ruffle, flutter, hurry, tremor, fever, fret

  4. agitation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discussion, disputation, debate, controversy, canvassing, ventilation


Translations for agitation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • бъркане, възбуда, вълнение, агитацияBulgarian
  • Agitation, AufwühlungGerman
  • αναστάτωση, αναβρασμός, αναταραχήGreek
  • agitación, inquietud, desasosiegoSpanish
  • agitaatioFinnish
  • agitationFrench
  • mì-shuaimhneasScottish Gaelic
  • आंदोलनHindi
  • agitazioneItalian
  • תסיסהHebrew
  • vibrātiōLatin
  • agitatie, opwinding, troebelenDutch
  • agitație, agitareRomanian
  • возбужде́ние, смяте́ние, волне́ние, беспоко́йствоRussian
  • hets, uppviglingSwedish

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