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disturbance

noun

an occasion on which people behave in a noisy or violent way in a public place

disorder

noun

a situation in which people behave in a noisy or violent way in public, often as a protest against something

commotion

noun

noise and confused activity

turmoil

noun

a state of excitement or uncontrolled activity

pandemonium

noun

a very noisy and confused situation, especially one caused by a lot of angry or excited people

bedlam

noun

a noisy and confusing place or situation

tumult

noun

literary a loud noise, usually caused by a large excited group of people

clamour

noun

formal a very loud noise made by a lot of people or things, for example when a lot of people are shouting

hubbub

noun

the noise of a lot of people talking at the same time, especially when they are angry or excited

uproar

noun

a lot of very loud noise, made especially by people shouting

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brouhaha

noun

old-fashioned a lot of noisy activity

bustle

noun

a lot of noisy activity in a crowded place

ferment

noun

a time of great excitement or activity that usually leads to change or violence

frenzy

noun

a state of uncontrolled activity or emotion

fuss

noun

a lot of unnecessary worry or excitement about something

helter-skelter

noun

British a very fast and confusing series of events, thoughts, or feelings

hoopla

noun

mainly American excitement that is not necessary about things that are not important

hubbub

noun

a situation in which a lot of people or vehicles move around quickly and noisily

hullabaloo

noun

informal a lot of excitement, talk, and writing about an event

hullabaloo

noun

informal a lot of noise made by angry or excited people

hurly-burly

noun

a lot of noisy activity, usually involving large numbers of people

hustle

noun

a lot of noisy activity

hysteria

noun

a situation in which a lot of people react to something in an uncontrolled or unreasonable way

indiscipline

noun

formal uncontrolled behaviour

kerfuffle

noun

Britishinformal a lot of talk, activity, or worry about something that is not important

melee

noun

mainly literary a noisy confused fight involving a lot of people

musical chairs

noun

a situation in which people often exchange jobs or positions in a confusing way

palaver

noun

informal a situation in which a lot of people are angry or worried

panic stations

noun

Britishinformal a situation in which a lot of people are very worried about something that usually needs to be done quickly

pantomime

noun

Britishinformal an annoying confused situation in which people are not behaving in a sensible way

rampage

noun

uncontrolled behaviour, especially when this involves damaging or destroying property over a wide area

razz

noun

Britishinformal razzle

razzle-dazzle

noun

informal a lot of lively and noisy activity that is intended to be impressive and exciting

rough-and-tumble

noun

the rough way in which a particular activity is usually done, especially one in which there are no rules

row

noun

noisy behaviour or activity

to-do

noun

informal a lot of excitement or anger about something

turbulence

noun

a confusing or uncontrolled situation

whirl

noun

a lot of confused activity and movement

white heat

noun

mainly literary a state of strong emotion or a lot of activity

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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