What does commotion mean?

Definitions for commotionkəˈmoʊ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word commotion.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commotion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commotion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Detectives Melissa Staples:

    Upon hearing the commotion and the gunshot, Judge Myles exited his residence to investigate.

  2. Robert Murrett:

    If there is any commotion of any type that you see, try to not get involved in it, unless you’re in a position to help.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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