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agita

[aj-i-tuh] /ˈædʒ ɪ tə/
noun
1.
heartburn; indigestion.
2.
agitation; anxiety.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85, Americanism; < Italian, < agitare < Latin agitāre agitate
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Examples from the web for agita
  • They were not, however, the source of his breakfast-time agita.
  • So much agita at the heart of so much accomplishment.
  • Proper operating procedures can minimize emission during agita- tion.
Contemporary definitions for agita
noun

agitation or anxiety

Examples

The house remodeling gave her agita.

Word Origin

Italian agitare 'to agitate'

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agita in Medicine

agita ag·i·ta (āj'ĭ-tə)
n.
Acid indigestion.

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