Synonyms for agitated

Verb

1. agitate, foment, stir up, provoke, stimulate
usage: try to stir up public opinion
2. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, disturb, upset, trouble
usage: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
3. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate, advertise, advertize, promote, push
usage: exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
4. stir, shift, budge, agitate, move
usage: move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
5. shake, agitate, move
usage: move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
6. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up, move, displace
usage: change the arrangement or position of

Adjective

1. agitated (vs. unagitated), aroused, emotional, excited, worked up, demoniac, demoniacal, distraught, overwrought, jolted, shaken, feverish, hectic, frantic, frenetic, phrenetic, frenzied, hysterical, psychedelic, wild-eyed, discomposed, excited, impatient, tense, unquiet, unsteady
usage: troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
2. agitated (vs. unagitated), bubbling, foaming, foamy, frothing, spumous, spumy, sudsy, churning, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent, churning, churned-up, jolted, rippled, ruffled, seething, stirred
usage: physically disturbed or set in motion; "the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled"
3. agitated, tossing, moving (vs. nonmoving)
usage: thrown from side to side; "a tossing ship"
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