What is the opposite of calm?

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Adjective
Opposite for tranquil in nature
“We had to cancel our picnic at the park because of the stormy weather.”
Adjective
Opposite for free from negative emotions, such as anger
“The activists were frenzied as they demanded for change to the system.”
Adjective
Opposite for free from mental or emotional distress
“He was visibly flustered after being accosted by a large group of angry protestors.”
Noun
Opposite for a state of peacefulness
“He gazed at the pile of bills and felt a wave of anxiety wash over him.”
Noun
Opposite for a state of being composed, typically in the face of adversity
“There was a noticeable agitation in his comportment as he was cross-examined by the prosecutor.”
Noun
Opposite for a state of societal peacefulness
“The government's decision to raise taxes was quickly followed by civil unrest.”
Noun
Opposite for a state of having clement weather
“The storminess outside would prevent anyone from leaving the home.”
Noun
Opposite for a state of being free from noise
“He had trouble sleeping due to the noise from his neighbor's party.”
Verb
Opposite for to free from disturbance
“The starving protestors were getting agitated and the president would aggravate the situation by publicly eating an empanada during a live broadcast.”
Verb
Opposite for to restore emotional balance
“He remained calm despite his political opponents doing their best to agitate him.”
Verb
(calm down) Opposite for to become calm
“He would seethe when he realized he had locked himself out of his apartment yet again.”
Adjective
Opposite for free from noise
“Harry the extrovert would always head to the noisy bar for some company.”
Adjective
(of waters) Opposite for still in nature
“The winds were strong and the waters of the lake were rough and turbulent.”
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