how to pronounce agitation


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the above transcription of agitation is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

agitation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of agitation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… or the apathy or the agitation that is …”

meanings of agitation


  1. The act of agitating, or the state of being agitated; the state of being moved with violence, or with irregular action; commotion.
  2. Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc.
  3. Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate.
  4. A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation.

agitation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word agitation occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics agitation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that agitation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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