Origin of commotion
Related formscom·mo·tion·al, adjectivecom·mo·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for commotion
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
He also was entirely oblivious of the commotion he caused—the flooded streets, the hoards of photographers, the live telecasts.Kate Middleton Wears Alexander McQueen to Prince George’s Christening|Isabel Wilkinson|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Great was the commotion stirred up against him in the Jewish community of Amsterdam.Creed And Deed|Felix Adler
The crowd danced, laughed, yelled, and ran wild with commotion.Wrestling and Wrestlers:|Jacob Robinson
He calls for his attendant Herbert, who is sent to ascertain the cause of this midnight commotion.
For Mary Matchwell, at the Mills, the tidings which had thrown the town into commotion had but a solitary and a selfish interest.The House by the Church-Yard|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
The people soon learned of what had taken place, and the commotion was evident.The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay
British Dictionary definitions for commotion
Derived Formscommotional, adjective
Word Origin for commotion
Idioms and Phrases with commotion
see cause a commotion.