Science / Psychiatry / Agitation: Excessive motor activity that accompanies and is associated with a feeling of inner tension. The activity is usually non-productive and repetitious and consists of such behavior as pacing, fidgeting, wringing of the hands, pulling of clothes, and inability to sit still.
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Agitation Noun Synonyms: shaking, disturbance, churning, stirring, turbulence

Psychomotor Agitation

Science / Psychiatry / Psychomotor Agitation: Excessive motor activity associated with a feeling of inner tension. When severe, agitation may involve shouting and loud complaining. The activity is usually nonproductive and repetitious, and consis MORE


Science / Tides and Currents / Rip: Agitation of water caused by the meeting of currents or by a rapid current setting over an irregular bottom. Termed tide rip when a tidal current is involved. See overfalls. MORE