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Synonyms for commotionkəˈmoʊ 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, commotion, 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:
    commotion, 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, commotion, din, offer, twirl, hoo-ha, disruption, convolution, tumult, pass, kerfuffle, hoo-hah

Editors Contribution

  1. turbulent

    noisy confusion and disturbance

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

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


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