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Noun: commotion  ku'mow-shun
  1. A disorderly outburst or tumult
    "they were amazed by the furious commotion they had caused";
    - disturbance, disruption, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle, carry-on [Brit]
  2. The act of making a noisy disturbance
    - din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult
  3. Confused movement
    "a commotion of people fought for the exits";
    - whirl

Derived forms: commotions

Type of: disorder, disturbance, motion, movement

Encyclopedia: Commotion