The act of agitating, or the state of being agitated; the state of being moved with violence, or with irregular action; commotion. (noun)
A stirring up or arousing; disturbance of tranquillity; disturbance of mind which shows itself by physical excitement; perturbation. (noun)
Excitement of public feeling by discussion, appeals, etc. (noun)
Examination or consideration of a subject in controversy, or of a plan proposed for adoption; earnest discussion; debate. (noun)
Examples of word agitation
"The question is quite ripe _for fresh agitation_ and from experience I find that that agitation _must_ be started by a debate in Parliament.
The majority of U.S. - China trade agitation is caused by imposes signifcant costs on this one relatively tiny huge part of the U.S. economy.
I will not fail to tell you further of all that is in agitation, as soon as I have Leisure, but I am rather pressed for time.
Moreover, mention of communal divide during the agitation is totally uncalled for.
There was a time when no one thought grounding off the table could be performed as it now is; the writer well remembers when it was in agitation, to print two reds, and two olaves at the house where first executed.