(Com`mo*ra"tion) n. [L. commoratio.] The act of staying or residing in a place. [Obs.]
(Com*mo"ri*ent) a. [L. commoriens, p. pr. of commoriri.] Dying together or at the same
time. [R.] Sir G. Buck.
(Com*morse") n. [L. commorsus, p. p. of commordere to bite sharply.] Remorse. [Obs.]
"With sad commorse." Daniel.
(Com*mote") v. t. [See Commove.] To commove; to disturb; to stir up. [R.]
Society being more or less commoted and made uncomfortable.
(Com*mo"tion) n. [L. commotio: cf. F. commotion. See Motion.]
1. Disturbed or violent motion; agitation.
[What] commotion in the winds !
2. A popular tumult; public disturbance; riot.
When ye shall hear of wars and commotions.
Luke xxi. 9.
3. Agitation, perturbation, or disorder, of mind; heat; excitement. "He could not debate anything without
some commotion." Clarendon.
Syn. Excitement; agitation; perturbation; disturbance; tumult; disorder; violence.
(Com*move") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commoved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Commoving.] [L. commovere,
commotum; com- + movere to move.]
1. To urge; to persuade; to incite. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. To put in motion; to disturb; to unsettle. [R.]
Straight the sands,
Commoved around, in gathering eddies play.
(Com"mu*nal) a. [Cf. F. communal.] Pertaining to a commune.
(Com"mu*nal*ism) n. A French theory of government which holds that commune should
be a kind of independent state, and the national government a confederation of such states, having only
limited powers. It is advocated by advanced French republicans; but it should not be confounded with
(Com"mu*nal*ist), n. [Cf. F. communaliste.] An advocate of communalism.
(Com`mu*nal*is"tic) a. Pertaining to communalism.
(Com*mune") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Communed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Communing.] [OF. communier,
fr. L. communicare to communicate, fr. communis common. See Common, and cf. Communicate.]
1. To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take
I would commune with you of such things
That want no ear but yours.