Commotion (noun)

  1. A state of confused and noisy disturbance.
  2. A disturbance or agitation of mind or feelings.


Late middle english: from old french, from latin commotio(n-), from commovere 'move strongly', from com- 'together' + movere 'to move'.


  1. There was a great commotion in the marketplace as vendors tried to attract customers.
  2. The commotion caused by the sudden explosion woke everyone in the neighborhood.
  3. The commotion of the crowd made it difficult for the speakers to be heard.
  4. The commotion in her mind made it difficult for her to concentrate.
  5. The commotion of the city made him feel overwhelmed and stressed.
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