CET6+ IELTS GRE
1、com- + mot- + -ion.
2、meaning: violent motion, agitation.
com-, 强调。-mot, 移动，词源同move, motion.
- commotion: see motor
- commotion (n.)
- late 14c., from Middle French commocion "violent motion, agitation" (12c., Modern French commotion), from Latin commotionem (nominative commotio) "violent motion, agitation," noun of action from past participle stem of commovere "to move, disturb," from com- "together," or "thoroughly" (see com-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)).
- 1. Sounds of voices and commotion could be heard downstairs now.
- 2. He heard a commotion outside.
- 3. I heard a commotion and went to see what was happening.
- 4. They made a commotion by yelling at each other in the theatre.
- 5. The next moment there was a tremendous commotion.
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