Commotion

Definition of Commotion

Com`mo´tion
n.1.Disturbed or violent motion; agitation.
[What] commotion in the winds !
- Shak.
2.A popular tumult; public disturbance; riot.
When ye shall hear of wars and commotions.
- Luke xxi. 9.
3.Agitation, perturbation, or disorder, of mind; heat; excitement.

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