Agitate in a sentence

use Agitate in a sentence


1. [verb] cause to be disturbed, excited or upset.

He was deeply agitated by the news.

She became agitated about her son’s safety.

She was agitated by the news of her lover’s death.

Fluctuations in the Sun’s energy ceaselessly agitate the Sun-Earth system.

2. [verb]To move with an irregular, fast, or violent action.

A sudden wind agitated the surface of the pond.

The chemist agitated the tube and flask vigorously.

3. [verb]To stir up public opinion, interest and support for a cause;

The leaders of the Union agitated for higher wages.

They sent agents to agitate the local people.

Kids often are the ones who agitate in the family for recycling and other eco-friendly practices.