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Synonyms for commotion
kəˈmoʊ ʃən

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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"

    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, tumult(noun)

    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, commotion(noun)

    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

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

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. commotion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agitation, disturbance, perturbation

  2. commotion(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commotion(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "commotion":

    concussion, uproar, agitation, shock, tumult, unrest, turmoil, restlessness, fuss, excitement, emotion, stir, upheaval, furore

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How to use commotion in a sentence?

  1. Paul Udoto:

    The mob had formed and in the process somebody got injured, and by the time the veterinary and security teams got to the ground it was already beyond salvation, with that commotion we risked more injuries or even possible deaths.

  2. 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.

  3. Nicolás Maduro:

    Were not beggars, 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. Elijah Cummings:

    I say to the president: No more talk, no more tweet. No more commotion, emotion and motion and no results.

  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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