Agitatedly



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 Manville Fenn

The telegram was crumpled in her pocket, and she took it out and re-read it agitatedly.
One Man’s View Leonard Merrick

Men were rushing into the building and rushing out again, agitatedly donning rubber coats and hats.
Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour

agitatedly, it spread its wing-covers and flew away, droning loudly.
Planet of Dread Murray Leinster

Five yards more, and Jak agitatedly began to bustle his family into movement.
The Forgotten Planet Murray Leinster

“He must be mad to have gone down himself,” she said agitatedly.
Diana Tempest, Volume II (of 3) Mary Cholmondeley

“But I can’t possibly go home like this,” whispered Gertie agitatedly in the passage, after the Major’s return half an hour later.
None Other Gods Robert Hugh Benson

It was time the Charm required; Olwen was agitatedly certain of that now.
The Disturbing Charm Berta Ruck

adj.

1610s, “set in motion,” past participle adjective from agitate (v.). Meaning “disturbed” is from 1650s; that of “disturbed in mind” is from 1756. Meaning “kept constantly in public view” is from 1640s.

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