Commotion and Quietude


Commotion noun - A state of noisy, confused activity.
Usage example: the commotion created when the nation's top rock band arrived in town

Quietude is an antonym for commotion in clamor topic.


Quietude noun - A state of freedom from storm or disturbance.
Usage example: after his tantrum, the toddler lapsed into an exhausted quietude and fell asleep

Commotion is an antonym for quietude.

Nearby Words: quiescent, quiescence
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