Origin of commotion
synonym study for commotion
OTHER WORDS FROM commotioncom·mo·tion·al, adjectivecom·mo·tive, adjective
Words nearby commotion
How to use commotion in a sentence
A friend’s Facebook Live broadcast of the commotion shows a gaggle of guests behind her as Hunter shouts, “Let me go!”These are the police misconduct lawsuits the public hears little about|Paul Schwartzman|December 25, 2020|Washington Post
There should be a lot of commotion, but hopefully it goes smooth.Tesla’s addition to the S&P 500 on Monday could be a shock for these big name stocks|Lee Clifford|December 21, 2020|Fortune
Inside the building, poll workers were doing their best to tune out the commotion.Pistols, a Hearse and Trucks Playing Chicken: Why Some Voters Felt Harassed and Intimidated at the Polls|by Adriana Gallardo, Maryam Jameel and Ryan McCarthy|December 4, 2020|ProPublica
He wasn’t sure whether he’d hit the coyote, or even what the commotion was about.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.|by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
Yesterday morning, as I was wrapping up the newsletter, I got a bit distracted by some commotion on the street.Investors ride the Big Tech rally even as COVID cases and unemployment spike|Bernhard Warner|August 21, 2020|Fortune
Apparently she had heard the commotion and made her way down from the third floor of the four-story townhouse.
And you go on this boat because of all the hype and the commotion around it, and the boat is sinking.
A commotion has erupted in one of the dressing rooms, sparing me more reminiscences from Tyrone.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Someone from the nearby Choir Geek table hears the commotion, looks up, and sees me sitting at the most popular table at school.How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’|Maya Van Wagenen|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I was turning carelessly away, a slight commotion in the group of curious loiterers around the gates attracted my attention.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At this moment an extraordinary commotion began among the watches.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The embryo can be located by the commotion which its active motion produces among the corpuscles.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Then such a din and commotion you never heard nor saw, even on the glorious Fourth of July.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Incessant bugle-calls from the natives added to the commotion, and thousands of Chinese crowded into the Chinese Consulate.
Indeed, the arrival of the American volunteers under these distressing circumstances produced a fresh commotion in Yloilo.
British Dictionary definitions for commotion
Derived forms of commotioncommotional, adjective
Word Origin for commotion
Other Idioms and Phrases with commotion
see cause a commotion.