ADJ. acute, considerable, extreme, great
VERB + AGITATION show trying not to show her agitation | conceal, hide He could not hide his agitation.
PREP. in sb's ~ He knocked his glass over in his agitation. | with ~ She was wriggling on the seat with agitation.
PHRASES a feeling/state of agitation
2 public protest
ADJ. growing | mass, popular, public | political
VERB + AGITATION engage in, turn to The organization is turning to political agitation in order to achieve its aims. | stir up
PREP. ~ against There has been mass agitation against the president. | ~ for There is growing agitation for reform of local government.