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noun [uncountable] agitation pronunciation in British English /ˌædʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    a feeling of being worried or upset

    He paced up and down the room in agitation.

  2. 2
    mainly journalism an attempt to cause social or political changes by arguing or protesting, or through other activities

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