Word of the Day
ennui ennui
/ɛ ˈnu i /


  • agitation agitation  /ˌæ dʒə ˈteɪ ʃən/ ?  a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

    agitation meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
    2. (n) a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    3. (n) the feeling of being agitated; not calm
    4. (n) disturbance usually in protest
    5. (n) the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)


    agitation usage(s)

    1. Instead, pay attention to any increase in agitation or impulsivity, particularly when treatment is started or if the dosage is increased.
    2. Music therapists work with family members and other caregivers to choose familiar songs--such as Home on the Range--to calm the agitation.
  • agitative agitative  causing or tending to cause anger or resentment
  • agitator agitator  /ˈæ dʒə ˌteɪ tər/ ?  one who agitates; a political troublemaker
  • agitprop agitprop  /ˈæ dʒət ˌprɔp/ ?  political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated…
  • agkistrodon agkistrodon  copperheads
  • agkistrodon contortrix agkistrodon contortrix  common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States
  • agkistrodon piscivorus agkistrodon piscivorus  venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
  • aglaia aglaia  (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
  • aglaomorpha aglaomorpha  epiphytic ferns of tropical Asia
  • aglaomorpha meyeniana aglaomorpha meyeniana  epiphytic fern with large fronds; Taiwan and Philippines
  • aglaonema aglaonema  climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked…
  • aglaonema modestum aglaonema modestum  erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated…
  • agleam agleam  /əɡ ˈlim/ ?  bright with a steady but subdued shining
  • aglet aglet  metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
  • aglitter aglitter  /əɡ ˈlɪ tər/ ?  having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
  • aglow aglow  /əɡ ˈloʊ/ ?  softly bright or radiant
  • agnail agnail  /ˈæɡ nɛɪl/ ?  a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces…
  • agnate agnate  /ˈæɡ nɛɪt/ ?  one related on the father's side
  • agnatha agnatha  superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes;…
  • agnathan agnathan  eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes…
  • agnatic agnatic  related on the father's side
  • agnation agnation  /æɡ ˈnɛɪ ʃən/ ?  line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family
  • agnes de mille agnes de mille  United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to…
  • agnes george de mille agnes george de mille  United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal…
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