agitation or anxiety
The house remodeling gave her agita.
Italian agitare ‘to agitate’
agita ag·i·ta (āj’ĭ-tə)
excited; disturbed. to move or force into violent, irregular action: The hurricane winds agitated the sea. to shake or move briskly: The machine agitated the mixture. to move to and fro; impart regular motion to. to disturb or excite emotionally; arouse; perturb: a crowd agitated to a frenzy by impassioned oratory; a man agitated by […]
- Agitated depression
a severe depression accompanied by constant restlessness. noun severe depression accompanied by extreme anxiety and agitation Also called agitated melancholia agitated depression ag·i·tat·ed depression (āj’ĭ-tā’tĭd) n. A form of depression characterized by restlessness and nervous activity.
excited; disturbed. Historical Examples “I do hope the cat will get along all right,” she said agitatedly. Jane Field Mary E. Wilkins Freeman I offered to inquire of the Captain: but she stopped me, agitatedly. Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, George Alfred Townsend “Mrs Crane”—began Isabel, agitatedly, but she was interrupted at once. Blind Policy George […]
the act or process of ; state of being : She left in great agitation. persistent urging of a political or social cause or theory before the public. Also called psychomotor agitation. psychological and physical restlessness, manifested by pacing, hand-wringing, or other activity, sometimes occurring as a symptom of severe depression, schizophrenia, or other mental […]