- Feeling or appearing troubled or nervous: there’s no point getting agitated she was red and agitated with the effort of arguingMore example sentences
upset, perturbed, flustered, ruffled, disconcerted, unnerved, disquieted, disturbed, distressed, unsettled, bothered, concerned, troubled, anxious, alarmed, worked up, worried, harassed; nervous, jittery, jumpy, on edge, tense, overwrought, frantic, keyed up, in a panic; inflamed, stirred up• informal rattled, fazed, discombobulated, in a dither, in a flap, in a state, in a lather, in a tizz/tizzy, all of a dither, beside oneself, hot and bothered, hot under the collar
- In many other healing temples for agitated people physical restraints are used, but they are not used here.
- Seven minutes later the waiting room is filled with shouting as more officers arrive with an agitated young man whose once-smart white shirt and khaki pants are soaked in blood.
- Poor Charlotte: it's a difficult time for her, anxious and agitated, only five weeks to Christmas and her fudge won't set, and then there's the turkeys to think of.
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- My thoughts turned immediately to that young boy, all those years ago, agitatedly working out his fantasies.
- My friend talked agitatedly about the new and more effective types of vaccine.
- ‘Fine,’ I sighed, defeated, and looked at him agitatedly.