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commotion

com·mo·tion

commotion

 
pronunciation:
k mo shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an agitated or noisy disturbance.
synonyms:
disturbance, fracas, hurly-burly, ruckus, rumpus, turbulence, turmoil, uproar
similar words:
convulsion, disruption, furor, fuss, hubbub, melee, moil, outcry, racket, riot, squall, stir, storm, tempest, tumult
definition 2: a political or social disturbance.
The introduction of the miniskirt caused a commotion in the fashion world.
synonyms:
disturbance, storm, tempest, turbulence, turmoil, uproar
similar words:
disruption, furor, riot, squall, stir, tumult
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The word commotion contains the following part: