What are some alternative words for commotion?

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

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How to use commotion in a sentence?

  1. Denise Speller:

    And I ran back to my desk and grabbed a bunch of keys and fumbled at the door trying to find one to lock it. ... As I was doing that, I was seeing the police commotion outside, police running everywhere, ducking behind cars with guns. it was terrifying.

  2. Lou Riolo:

    After thinking on it for a few days, I came up with the idea of asking the entire auditorium to stay silent so that Jack could receive his diploma, 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.

  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. 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.


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