1. Agitation; as the commotion of the sea.
2. Tumult of people; disturbance; disorder, which may amount at times to sedition or insurrection; as the commotions of a state.
When ye hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified. Luke 21.
3. Agitation; perturbation; disorder of mind; heat; excitement.
He could not debate without commotion.