Synonyms of commotion in English:


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1‘a commotion broke out in the street behind us’

disturbance, racket, uproar, tumult, ruckus, clamour, brouhaha, furore, hue and cry, palaver, fuss, stir, to-do, storm, maelstrom, melee
turmoil, disorder, confusion, chaos, mayhem, havoc, pandemonium, upheaval, unrest, fracas, riot, breach of the peace, disruption, agitation, excitement, hurly-burly, hubbub, disquiet, ferment, bother, folderol, bustle, hustle and bustle
Irish, North American, Australian donnybrook
Indian tamasha
West Indian bangarang
informal song and dance, pantomime, production, rumpus, ruction, ructions, ballyhoo, hoo-ha, hullabaloo, aggro, argy-bargy
British informal carry-on, kerfuffle, row, stink, splash, hoopla
North American informal foofaraw
New Zealand informal bobsy-die
dated Law affray
archaic broil