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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mo·tion /kəˈmoʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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. “He could not debate anything without some commotion.”
 Syn: -- Excitement; agitation; perturbation; disturbance; tumult; disorder; violence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the
           furious disturbance they had caused" [syn: disturbance,
            disruption, stir, flutter, hurly burly, to-do,
            hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle]
      2: the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: din, ruction,
          ruckus, rumpus, tumult]
      3: confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a
         commotion of people fought for the exits" [syn: whirl]