Tumultuous Tu*mul"tu*ous, a. [L. tumultuosus: cf. F. tumultueux.] 1. Full of tumult; characterized by tumult; disorderly; turbulent. [1913 Webster]

The flight became wild and tumultuous. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. Conducted with disorder; noisy; confused; boisterous; disorderly; as, a tumultuous assembly or meeting. [1913 Webster]

3. Agitated, as with conflicting passions; disturbed. [1913 Webster]

His dire attempt, which, nigh the birth Now rolling, boils in his tumultuous breast. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. Turbulent; violent; as, a tumultuous speech. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Disorderly; irregular; noisy; confused; turbulent; violent; agitated; disturbed; boisterous; lawless; riotous; seditious. [1913 Webster] -- {Tu*mul"tu*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Tu*mul"tu*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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