After years of buyouts, layoffs, and holding the line on costs, employees are agitated over potential changes to the pension plan.
The meeting wound down shortly afterward but not before an agitated President Reagan warned once more against leaks.
As I left with an agitated employer, Kemp encouraged me to reach out to him if I wanted to get to know him better.
1610s, "set in motion," past participle adjective from agitate (v.). Meaning "disturbed" is from 1650s; that of "disturbed in mind" is from 1756. Meaning "kept constantly in public view" is from 1640s.