Only the young recruits are agitated.
Erich Maria Remarque -- All Quiet on the Western Front
Pierre was agitated and undecided.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Uncle Shepsel became more and more agitated.
Jerry Spinelli -- Milkweed
More than once the agitation into which these reflections threw me made my friends dread a dangerous relapse.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
His mother whispered that he "just needed time," but his father grew more agitated each day.
Mitch Albom -- The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Monique was the one who looked agitated—and overdressed.
Sharon M. Draper -- Forged by Fire
It took them days to get the story properly blown up and themselves agitated and then to calm down and assess the situation.
Toni Morrison -- Beloved
The MS. gave evidence of nervous agitation.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Fall of the House of Usher
The agitation with which he spoke again was not quite unmixed with anger.
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
Each time she returned from the library, Inez seemed more agitated.
Ernest J. Gaines -- A Lesson Before Dying
Never had she felt so agitated, mortified, grieved, at any circumstance in her life.
Jane Austen -- Emma
BIFF [with rising agitation]:
Arthur Miller -- Death of a Salesman
They kept at it for a while, Peewee agitating until I felt that for him it was just some kind of sport. Find somebody big and mean-looking to mess with and then push your luck.
Walter Dean Myers -- Fallen Angels
...(Pointing at his sister)—that is going to be the chairman of the Committee on Unending Agitation.
Lorraine Hansberry -- A Raisin in the Sun
Each time he had pulled a twig he had communicated a slight agitation to the tree—an imperceptible __________, so far as he was concerned, but an __________ sufficient to bring about the disaster.
Jack London -- To Build a Fire
When I think of them I am so agitated!
Jane Austen -- Northanger Abbey
...she had passed a night of extreme unrest, a night agitated above all by fears that...
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
We fell silent, listening for ... the sort of agitation an escape provokes.
Susanna Kaysen -- Girl Interrupted
Every moment rather brought fresh agitation.
Jane Austen -- Persuasion
Fanny was all agitation and flutter; all hope and apprehension.
Jane Austen -- Mansfield Park
Catherine was always agitated by an introduction;
Henry James -- Washington Square
PISCHIN. [Agitated] What? Why to town?
Anton Chekhov -- The Cherry Orchard
she was in a state of agitation which could not be hidden.
George Eliot -- Middlemarch
where the sun shone right on it the lake seemed to be in violent agitation, almost boiling.
Eudora Welty -- The Golden Apples
In spite of his apparent outward composure, he was evidently in a state of great mental agitation.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Idiot
ALAN is very agitated.
Peter Shaffer -- Equus
For a week Martin’s life had all the regularity of an escaped soldier in the enemy’s country, with the same agitation
Sinclair Lewis -- Arrowsmith
" He runs a hand through his hair, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen him so agitated.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
The cameras flashing at me as I stood like some Frankenstein’s monster, fearful and agitated by the villager torches.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
Elise, though clearly more agitated than she usually was, appeared to be the image of calm.
Kiera Cass -- The Elite
There was a surprising amount of agitation in his voice; Clary knew how upset he’d been that Alec was unhappy, but she wasn’t sure Alec knew it.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
His mother looked agitated.
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
My father became more agitated.
Malala Yousafzai -- I Am Malala
Just as we were about to, Hugh burst through a thicket of bushes into our makeshift camp, bees circling his head in an agitated cloud.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
He’d been especially agitated the last few weeks, and my parents, who feared he was becoming a danger to himself, were seriously considering putting him in a home.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Levy was agitated.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
With a scheduled execution approaching, people on the row were agitated and angry.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
Still, with the owners in their seventies, Travis wasn’t comfortable asking them to walk the horse for fifteen minutes every hour, in case the horse became more agitated or took a turn for the worse.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
The noise agitated several of the others who moved restlessly in their cots.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
He looked quite agitated, stiff in the face, and nearly slung her to the ground when he saw me.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life