Agitated and Upset


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Agitated adjective – Being in a state of increased activity or agitation.
Usage example: all ferry crossings were cancelled because of the agitated waters around the islands

Upset is a synonym for agitated in feeling topic. In some cases you can use "Upset" instead the word "Agitated" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like restless, disturbed, troubled.
Nearby Words: agitation, agitator, agitating, agitatedly, agitational
Synonyms for Agitated


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Upset adjective – Feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty.
Agitated is a synonym for upset in feeling topic. You can use "Agitated" instead the word "Upset" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as restless, disturbed, distressed, troubled.
Nearby Word: upsetting
Synonyms for Upset

Things that words describes

guy agitated guy upset guy
boy agitated boy upset boy
look agitated look upset look
witch agitated witch upset witch
Other nouns: cat.

Both words in one sentence

  • Nerves of Steel He only got upset and agitated after Shinji warned him that he would never get what he wanted.
  • Literature / Revenge of the Sith In the film, he's clearly upset and agitated, but still functioning mostly as normal; in the book, however, he's on the verge of a total breakdown.
  • Literal Metaphor Unscrupulous race horse owners would try to steal the goats of rival horse-owners to upset their horses and make them too agitated to win races.
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