English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'to-do'

(noun) 
Definition
a commotion, fuss, or quarrel
Just like him to make such a to-do about it.
Synonyms
fuss
I don't know what all the fuss is about.
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performance (informal)
She made a big performance of cooking the dinner.
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disturbance
During the disturbance, three men were hurt.
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stir
His film has caused a stir in America.
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turmoil
a year of political turmoil
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unrest
The real danger is civil unrest in the east of the country.
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flap (informal)
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quarrel
I had a terrible quarrel with my other brothers.
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bustle
the hustle and bustle of modern life
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furore
an international furore over the plan
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uproar
The announcement caused uproar in the crowd.
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agitation
She was in a state of emotional agitation.
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commotion
He heard a terrible commotion outside.
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rumpus
He had left before the rumpus started.
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tumult
the recent tumult in global financial markets
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brouhaha
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ruction (informal)
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hue and cry
He heard a huge hue and cry outside.
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hoo-ha

Additional synonyms

in the sense of agitation
She was in a state of emotional agitation.
in the sense of bustle
Definition
energetic and noisy activity
the hustle and bustle of modern life
in the sense of commotion
Definition
noisy disturbance
He heard a terrible commotion outside.

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