AGITATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AGITATION
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agitation
 n.  anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  'At eight o'clock, she said, gulping in her throat to keep down her agitation.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
2  Do not imagine that my agitation on behalf of my son arises from any fear lest he should have had a hand in this terrible affair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
3  A vague, nameless dread came over him, and he hurried onwards frantically, dropping the precious food in his agitation.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  Men who die from heart disease, or any sudden natural cause, never by any chance exhibit agitation upon their features.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
5  He sat down at the side of the bed, tenderly asking how she was, and dwelling on the necessity of her keeping very quiet after her agitation and exposure to the weather last night.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
6  She arrived there in great agitation, and was insensible all through the night.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
7  We are thrown off our guard by the general agitation of our feelings, and betray the intensity of those, which, at more tranquil periods, our prudence at least conceals, if it cannot altogether suppress them.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  She was full of jealousy and agitation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
9  Her agitation and alarm exceeded all that was endured by the rest, by the right of a disposition which not even innocence could keep from suffering.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
10  His manner seemed changed, his voice was quick from the agitation of joy; and all that had been awful in his dignity seemed lost in tenderness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  Maria was in a good deal of agitation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
12  Sir Thomas soon appeared, and Maria saw with delight and agitation the introduction of the man she loved to her father.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
13  Maria had a moment's struggle as she listened, and only a moment's: when her father ceased, she was able to give her answer immediately, decidedly, and with no apparent agitation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
14  Sir Thomas felt as an anxious father must feel, and was indeed experiencing much of the agitation which his wife had been apprehensive of for herself, but had fortunately escaped.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  Till she had shed many tears over this deception, Fanny could not subdue her agitation; and the dejection which followed could only be relieved by the influence of fervent prayers for his happiness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The result of all this agitation is an unsettlement that paralyzes business.
2  In what you might call a giant washing machine, agitation and heat begin to separate the bitumen from the sand.
3  But then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a vision from another world.
4  The organization is turning to political agitation in order to achieve its aims.
5  He could not hide his agitation.
6  Small shopkeepers carried on a long agitation against the big department stores.
7  The unions continue to agitate for higher pay.
8  All you need to do is gently agitate the water with a finger or paintbrush.
9  The women who worked in these mills had begun to agitate for better conditions.
10  Since President has now announced that Emergency, the only demand that the lawyers can now agitate is the restoration of the old Supreme Court.
11  His family are agitating to get him freed.
12  The swimmers said the dolphins were extremely agitated and repeatedly slapped the water with their tails, presumably to try to deter the predator as it cruised nearby.
13  His face was very much agitated and very much flushed.
14  The doctor becalmed the agitated patient.
15  He sounded very agitated on the phone.