Simple Definition of commotion
: noisy excitement and confusion
Examples of commotion
There was a sudden commotion when the actress entered the restaurant.
<the commotion created when the nation's top rock band arrived in town>
Origin of commotion
Middle English, from Anglo-French commocion, from Latin commotion-, commotio, from commovēre
First Known Use: 15th century
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