Agitate and Disturb


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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

Disturb is a synonym for agitate in upset topic. In some cases you can use "Disturb" instead a verb "Agitate", when it comes to topics like stir, action, bother, calm. popular alternative
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitational
Synonyms for Agitate


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Disturb verb – To trouble the mind of; to make uneasy.
Usage example: all that talk of war disturbed us

Agitate is a synonym for disturb in bother topic. You can use "Agitate" instead a verb "Disturb", if it concerns topics such as upset, calm, perturb, alarm. popular alternative
Nearby Words: disturbed, disturbance, disturbing, disturber
Synonyms for Disturb

Common collocations

environment agitate environment disturb environment
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