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Definition of fermentation:

  1. A state of agitation or excitement, as of the intellect or the feelings.
  2. The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense ( Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance into new compounds by the action of a ferment, either formed or unorganized. It differs in kind according to the nature of the ferment which causes it.

Synonyms:

ebullition, fermenting, tempestuousness, frothing, foaming, agitation, dissolving, turmoil, volatilization, excitement, thing, leavening, souring, hullabaloo, zymosis, unrest, turbulence, zymolysis, overflowing, bubbling, upheaval, ferment, evaporation.

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