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up·roar

uproar

 
 
pronunciation:
uhp ror
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud, confused disturbance; commotion.
When stock prices fell, there was an uproar on the floor of the stock exchange.
synonyms:
commotion, hubbub
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
clamor, din, disorder, disturbance, outcry, racket, turmoil
definition 2: a very active debate or public disagreement.
The governor's arrest caused an uproar in the press.
similar words:
clamor, commotion, controversy, debate, fuss, stir