she was distracted by a commotion across the street
figure out what all the commotion is about
damage caused by civil commotion
disturbance: a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
the act of making a noisy disturbance
whirl: confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
Commotion is a visual effects application, originally released by Puffin Designs. Puffin Designs was founded by Scott Squires (an award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor at Industrial Light and Magic) and Forest Key to market Commotion.
A state of turbulent motion; An agitated disturbance or a hubbub
(commotional) Associated with commotion; Often causing commotion
A civil commotion is an insurrection of the people for general purposes (though it may not amount to rebellion, where there is usurped power) which occasions a serious and prolonged disturbance and infraction of civil order, but not attaining the status of war or an armed Insurrection. ...