agitado
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tense)
a. agitated
No sé qué había ocurrido, pero Mauricio parecía agitado; hablaba muy rápido.I don't know what had happened, but Mauricio seemed agitated; he was speaking very fast.
b. worked up
"Cálmate", dijo mi marido al ver lo agitada que estaba. "Todo se resolverá"."Calm down," said my husband on seeing how worked up I was. "Everything will be all right."
c. upset (distressed)
Juanito su puso muy agitado cuando le pregunté por su madre.Juanito became very upset when I asked after his mother.
2. (busy)
a. hectic (life, day)
Mi hermana es médica y lleva una vida muy agitada entre el trabajo y los hijos.My sister is a doctor and, what with work and kids, leads a very hectic life.
3. (stormy)
a. rough (sea)
El mar estaba tan agitado que el capitán casi pierde el control del barco.The sea was so rough that the captain almost lost control of the ship.
b. choppy (sea, lake, water)
El mar estaba bastante agitado, y todos nos mareamos.The sea was pretty choppy, and we were all seasick.
c. blustery (wind)
Los árboles se movían violentamente por el agitado viento.The trees were moving violently because of the blustery wind.
4. (medicine)
a. rapid
La respiración del paciente estaba agitada así que le dieron un calmante.The patient's breathing was rapid so he was given a sedative.
b. fast
Paulina estaba muy estresada y tenía el pulso muy agitado.Paulina was extremely stressed and her pulse was very fast.
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Acuda al médico si su hijo tiene la respiración agitada.Go to the doctor if your child is breathing too fast.
Fue tanto mi sobresalto que tenía la respiración agitada.I was in such distress that I was hyperventilating.
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agitado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. upset, agitated
2. (mar)
a. rough, choppy
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agitado
adjective
1 [+mar] rough; choppy; [+aire] turbulent; [+vuelo] bumpy
2 (trastornado) agitated; upset; (emocionado) excited; [+vida] hectic;
stirring; mixing
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