Definitions of agitated

  1.   troubled emotionally and usually deeply; " agitated parents"
  2.   physically disturbed or set in motion; " the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled"
  3.   thrown from side to side; " a tossing ship"
  4.   Excited; expressing excitement.
  5.   of Agitate

Quotes of agitated

  1. Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear. – Ovid
  2. It is notoriously true that the public mind is seriously agitated with apprehensions of negroes insurrections and that it is becoming more and more so. – Thomas L. Smith

Usage examples for agitated

  1. He paused, and again studied her countenance, which was agitated – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. It was also to be seen that he was in a very agitated state. ” – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  3. “ Rachel obeyed; but she was so agitated that she could not utter one word. ” – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  4. “ I saw that Mrs Hudson was greatly agitated and I now knew that the captain had been gradually preparing her for the appearance of their son. ” – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. It seemed as if she were far the more agitated of the two. ” – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  6. These claims, these social claims-" He got up and took some agitated steps about the table. ” – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  7. “ Mrs. Crayford was too agitated to answer in words. ” – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
  8. She spoke in a very agitated voice: " They want you down stairs." ” – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  9. But for once in his life, Mr. Brinsmade was too much agitated to inquire about the pain of another. ” – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  10. Of course, he had been greatly agitated when he wrote. ” – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  11. The man was evidently agitated – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. “ Peter left them there, without one word or look for Cherry, who went back to the house with her sister in a most agitated and wretched state of mind. ” – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  13. It seemed the message must be from Dalton, somehow, and she too, like Dorothy, felt a trifle agitated – Dorothy Dale by Margaret Penrose
  14. Martin: Dear Mistress Joscelyn, why are you so agitated – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  15. In 1774 when abolition was agitated in connection with the struggle for the rights of man, the Presbyterians were early requested to take action. ” – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  16. Whenever I have heard this question agitated since my return to England, the cry of, " What can we do with them! ” – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  17. He then saw that she was agitated and that she had stopped him thus because her voice had at the moment failed her. ” – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  18. Sir Herbert's voice was agitated – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  19. He got up, plainly agitated and walked to the window. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. All were silent, though it was evident that their feelings had been violently agitated – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat