Definitions for commotionkəˈmoʊ ʃən
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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"
commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)
the act of making a noisy disturbance
"he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
A state of turbulent motion.
An agitated disturbance or a hubbub.
Origin: From commotionem, accusative singular of commotio, from commotus, perfect passive participle of commoveo.
disturbed or violent motion; agitation
a popular tumult; public disturbance; riot
agitation, perturbation, or disorder, of mind; heat; excitement
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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.
A great philosophy is not one that passes final judgments and establishes ultimate truth. It is one that causes uneasiness and starts commotion.
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.
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.
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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