Definition of Agitating

1. Adjective. Causing or tending to cause anger or resentment. "A provoking delay at the airport"

Exact synonyms: Agitative, Provoking
Similar to: Provocative
Derivative terms: Agitate



Definition of Agitating

1. Verb. (present participle of agitate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agitating

1. agitate [v] - See also: agitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agitating

agisters
agisting
agistment
agistments
agistor
agistors
agists
agita
agitable
agitas
agitate
agitated
agitated depression
agitatedly
agitates
agitating (current term)
agitation
agitational
agitations
agitative
agitato
agitator
agitators
agitatos
agitatrices
agitatrix
agito
agitographia
agitolalia
agitophasia

Literary usage of Agitating

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1. The Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor (1911)
"Is not the realization of results such as these of far more importance than the solution of most of the problems which are now agitating both the English ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"He argued in favour of subordinating purely religious questions to those of national importance ; and in after years, when agitating for the repeal of the ..."

3. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1905)
"Three different methods of agitating are in use at various marl-plants: 1. A vertical central shaft equipped with long arms or paddles; 2. ..."

4. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... it avoids the discussion of this agitating question on the one hand, and, on the other, it pays a due respect to the right of the constituent to ..."

5. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"Every settler at once became a determined whig. On the great question then agitating the British Colonies, there was but one opinion in the West ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The vertical agitating shaft is sus- FIG. 4. O, l)o. do. do. Ü, Compressed-air pipe. two propeller agitators. The internal cooling pended from the lid on ..."

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