[ UK /ˈæd‍ʒɪtˌe‍ɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈædʒəˌteɪtɪŋ/ ]
  1. causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
    a provoking delay at the airport
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How To Use agitating In A Sentence

  • The plants were thoroughly washed by adding water to the bags and agitating them vigorously for 1 min.
  • Last month a Swedish appeals court overturned the conviction of a Christian pastor charged under hate laws of "agitating" against homosexuals in his sermons. FIGHTING FOR GOD
  • The parties are agitating against the king's seizure of executive powers after dismissing an elected prime minister in October 2002.
  • Duke’s group, the Eu - ropean-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO, get it?) - a kind of whited sepulchre containing the shade of the Ku Klux Klan that Duke once helped to lead - has been agitating over a situation in Charlottesville. First CHS/UVa Attacker Charged and Sentenced at
  • But Peter Carroll, a former haulier leading the FairFuelUK campaign group, said the move might be enough to buy off truckers agitating for fuel blockades. Budget 2011: Surprise fuel duty concession will cost oil industry £10bn
  • Mr. Gladstone learned, in 1858, that the peoples of the Ionian Islands, then administered by a British protectorate,were agitating for liberty and reunion with the Greek nation. FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871
  • The end of the war found him a not untypical figure among socialists of his generation, a dissenting sergeant agitating for demob. Archive 2007-05-27
  • Which is fitting, since churn is defined as "agitating with violent motion. CNET
  • Taking, then, an agitating last view of a locket which circumstances had rendered inappreciable to her, 'Ah! not in vain,' she cried, 'even now shall I lose what once was a token so bewitching ... Camilla
  • The London Chair Authority are agitating for more pay, but to be honest the system could carry on indefinitely without them.
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