Definitions for commotionkəˈmoʊ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle(noun)

    a disorderly outburst or tumult

    "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

  2. commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)

    the act of making a noisy disturbance

  3. whirl, commotion(noun)

    confused movement

    "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"

Wiktionary

  1. commotion(Noun)

    A state of turbulent motion.

  2. commotion(Noun)

    An agitated disturbance or a hubbub.

  3. commotion(Noun)

    sexual excitement

  4. Origin: From commotionem, accusative singular of commotio, from commotus, perfect passive participle of commoveo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commotion(noun)

    disturbed or violent motion; agitation

  2. Commotion(noun)

    a popular tumult; public disturbance; riot

  3. Commotion(noun)

    agitation, perturbation, or disorder, of mind; heat; excitement

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jason Pellegrini:

    I heard commotion out my window, and I looked and I saw the raging water, it came in to the low-lying areas, and it rushed fast.

  2. Charles Peguy:

    A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.

  3. Jason Pellegrini:

    Then no more than 15 minutes later, I heard commotion out my window and I looked and I saw the raging water, It came in to the low-lying areas and it rushed fast, and it was like a tsunami.

  4. Denise Speller:

    And I ran back to my desk and grabbed a bunch of keys and fumbled at the door trying to find one to lock it. ... As I was doing that, I was seeing the police commotion outside, police running everywhere, ducking behind cars with guns. it was terrifying.

  5. The Tanzanian source:

    When Emwazi and his friends were told they would not be allowed to enter Tanzania, they caused a commotion and tried to force their way out of the airport, i think the stop order against Emwazi and his friends was issued at the request of the British intelligence service.

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