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adjective as in disturbed

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It is just that sometimes some of our kids, if they have a meltdown, they get extremely agitated and strike out and sometimes they try to hurt themselves or hurt others.

After spending the morning with him in his shaping bay, I watched a crowd of kids on shortboards buzzing like agitated water striders around the encrusted pilings of the pier at Huntington Beach.

When reporters gathered in Dwyer’s office, he appeared agitated.

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Dorsey maintained a calm demeanor as Cruz became increasingly agitated during the questioning and accused the company of wielding too much power over media outlets and making decisions that benefit Democrats politically.

You want your customers and website visitors to feel less infuriated, and in order to do that, you need to spread out some comfort for them so that they do not feel agitated.

“He turned pale, trembled to a great degree, was much agitated, and began to cry,” she told the court.

He refused to dine with people, because he did not like being agitated during meal times.

The meeting wound down shortly afterward but not before an agitated President Reagan warned once more against leaks.

At first, the doctors write, the villagers were “fearful and agitated,” lacking the basic necessities needed to survive.

But even without help from a restless tectonic plate, folks in the Napa Valley get easily agitated.

Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.

The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"

When he had finished, she took them from his hand, and turning them round in agitated silence, examined their seals and writing.

Still, Louis did not reply; but proofs of his contending soul convulsed the features his agitated hand tried to conceal.

He was absorbed in the agitated present, and dared not look an inch away from it.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to agitated, such as: aroused, excited, flustered, moved, and upset.

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