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Synonyms for commotion
kəˈmoʊ ʃəncom·mo·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commotion

    Synonyms:
    agitation, disturbance, tumult, excitement, turmoil, perturbation

    Antonyms:
    quiescence, calm, subsidence, pacification, tranquillity, mitigation, appeasement, soothing, allaying, moderating

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfufflenoun

    a disorderly outburst or tumult

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

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, gap, flapping, flicker, ruction, folie, interruption, rumpus, mental disorder, whirl, din, flutter, hoo-hah, mental disturbance, hurly burly, flap, dislocation, ruffle, break, waver, disruption, affray, fluttering, perturbation, upset, noise, tumult, ruckus, kerfuffle, hoo-ha, to-do, psychological disorder, interference, fray

  2. commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultnoun

    the act of making a noisy disturbance

    Synonyms:
    hurly burly, clamor, disturbance, uproar, turmoil, whirl, flutter, ruckus, to-do, rumpus, ruction, din, kerfuffle, blaring, hoo-ha, disruption, cacophony, tumult, tumultuousness, garboil, blare, hoo-hah

  3. whirl, commotionnoun

    confused movement

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

    Synonyms:
    go, hurly burly, disturbance, whirl, fling, spin, twist, swirl, flutter, ruckus, crack, to-do, twisting, rumpus, vortex, ruction, din, offer, twirl, hoo-ha, disruption, convolution, tumult, pass, kerfuffle, hoo-hah

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Editors Contribution

  1. turbulent

    noisy confusion and disturbance

    the commotion created in the riot was due to a specific group of people.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commotionnoun

    Synonyms:
    agitation, disturbance, perturbation

  2. commotionnoun

    Synonyms:
    turmoil, turbulence, tumult, disorder, violence, bustle, pother, ado, TO-DO

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commotionnoun

    Synonyms:
    agitation, tumult, disturbance, turmoil, riot, perturbation, flurry, furore

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How to use commotion in a sentence?

  1. Lou Riolo:

    We planned on doing it immediately after the singing of the National Anthem because we knew Jack sitting there with all the commotion for over 45 minutes would be too much. i did run it past our Assistant Principal Mr. John Fink because he would be honest if he thought it was as I called it Shooting the moon. He loved it. I also informed our [superintendent]Mr. Andy Irvin and before I finished his answer was I love it, lets do it! I met with Barbara and Pat, Jacks parents, and they thought it was a great idea.

  2. 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.

  3. Nicolas Maduros:

    What the U.S. empire is doing with its puppets is an internal provocation, they wanted to generate a great national commotion, but they didnt achieve it.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    Obviously, we have to help because Central American migrants pass through our territory and we have to bring order to this migration, make sure it's legal, that's what we're doing. But serenely, calmly, without a commotion and with great prudence and responsibility.

  5. Tryon Edwards:

    Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?


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