Date: 1706 [first published 1658]
"Agitation, an agitating, violent Motion, joulting, tumbling or tossing; Disturbance ro Disquiet of Mind, Trouble; also the management of Business in Hand. In a Philosophical Sense, the brisk inward Motion of the Corpuscles or very small Parts of any natural Body."
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— Phillips, Edward (1630-1696)