Synonyms for agitating

Grammar : Verb
Spell : aj-i-teyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈædʒ ɪˌteɪt

Top 10 synonyms for agitating Other synonyms for the word agitating

Définition of agitating

Origin :
  • 1580s, "to disturb," from Latin agitatus, past participle of agitare "to put in constant motion, drive onward, impel," frequentative of agere "to move, drive" (see agitation). Literal sense of "move to and fro, shake" is from 1590s. Related: Agitated; agitating.
  • verb shake physically
  • verb disturb, trouble someone
Example sentences :
  • I should have sat up, indeed, but the agitating events of this day have been too much for me.
  • Extract from : « The Mudfog and Other Sketches » by Charles Dickens
  • While we have been minding our work the Nationalists have been agitating.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Of course I had agitating experiences with men because I half invited them.
  • Extract from : « Possessed » by Cleveland Moffett
  • The men are agitating for a meeting of the board of directors.
  • Extract from : « Meeting of the Board » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • Red River was agitating for freedom from fur-trade monopoly.
  • Extract from : « Canada: the Empire of the North » by Agnes C. Laut
  • Madeleine was unnerved by the agitating incidents of the morning.
  • Extract from : « Fairy Fingers » by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • The German crew of the Goeben are agitating for an eight-hour day.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 2nd, 1914 » by Various
  • Her hand touched his; that warm and restless clasp was agitating.
  • Extract from : « Fraternity » by John Galsworthy
  • He realized at least that something was agitating his mistress.
  • Extract from : « Virginia of Elk Creek Valley » by Mary Ellen Chase
  • Something was on her mind, agitating her senses, affecting her self-control.
  • Extract from : « Northern Lights » by Gilbert Parker

Antonyms for agitating

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