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agitation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌædʒ.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/

agitation noun [U] (WORRY)

worry and anxiety: He arrived home in a state of agitation.

agitation noun [U] (PROTEST)

the situation in which people protest or argue, especially in public, in order to achieve a particular type of change: The anti-war agitation is beginning to worry the government.
Translations of “agitation”
in Korean 불안…
in Arabic إثارة, حِدّة…
in Portuguese agitação…
in Catalan neguit…
in Japanese 不安, 動揺…
in Italian agitazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不冷靜, 焦慮,躁動,緊張不安…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不冷静, 焦虑,躁动,紧张不安…
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