Agitate and Distress

Agitate

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Agitate verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: there's no need to agitate the patient about little things

Distress is a synonym for agitate in upset topic. In some cases you can use "Distress" instead a verb "Agitate".
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
Synonyms for Agitate

Distress

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Distress verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: don't let all the bad news distress you

Agitate is a synonym for distress in upset topic. Sometimes you can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Distress", if it concerns topics such as trouble.
Nearby Words: distressed, distressing, distressingly, distressful
Synonyms for Distress
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Distress and Agitate. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 15, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/agitate/distress
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