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1. commotion

noun. ['kəˈmoʊʃən'] a disorderly outburst or tumult.

Synonyms

  • garboil
  • storm
  • hurly burly
  • to-do
  • upheaval
  • storm centre
  • disruption
  • storm center
  • tumultuousness
  • uproar
  • tumult
  • tempest
  • hoo-ha
  • hoo-hah
  • stir
  • flutter
  • disturbance
  • splash
  • kerfuffle
  • convulsion
  • earthquake
  • incident
  • disorder

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • clean
  • basic
  • functional disorder

Etymology

  • commotionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Commotion

  • locomotion
  • promotion
  • devotion
  • demotion
  • laotian
  • emotion
  • potion
  • notion
  • lotion
  • kocian
  • hoeschen
  • bocian
  • ocean

How do you pronounce commotion?

Pronounce commotion as kəˈmoʊʃən.

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Sentences with commotion


1. Noun, singular or mass
He also might feel he needs to squawk loudly in order to be heard over all the commotion.

Quotes about commotion


1. Every comforting word is a command from a man of action...While every word of command is commotion from a man of just words...
- Sujit Lalwani, Life Simplified!

2. The Poet's Job [10w] + {Couplet} Trigger memory, explode an emotion;the poet must create commotion....................................................­.....................
- Beryl Dov

2. commotion

noun. ['kəˈmoʊʃən'] the act of making a noisy disturbance.

Synonyms

  • hustle
  • rumpus
  • fuss
  • flurry
  • stir
  • ruction
  • tumult
  • bustle
  • disturbance
  • ruckus
  • din

Antonyms

  • defend
  • fall
  • depress
  • desensitise

Etymology

  • commotionem (Latin)

3. commotion

noun. ['kəˈmoʊʃən'] confused movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless
  • stand still

Etymology

  • commotionem (Latin)
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