tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil(noun)
a state of commotion and noise and confusion
commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)
the act of making a noisy disturbance
The noise as made by a crowd.
A riot or uprising.
To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.
Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt. uE000104594uE001 Milton.
Origin: From tumultus.
the commotion or agitation of a multitude, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion
violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, the tumult of the elements
irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, the tumult of the spirits or passions
to make a tumult; to be in great commotion
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tū′mult, n. uproar of a multitude: violent agitation with confused sounds: high excitement.—adv. Tumult′ūarily.—n. Tumult′ūariness.—adjs. Tumult′ūary, Tumult′ūous, full of tumult: disorderly: agitated: noisy.—v.i. Tumult′ūate, to make a tumult.—n. Tumultūā′tion.—adv. Tumult′ūously.—ns. Tumult′ūousness; Tumult′us, commotion. [L. tumultus—tumēre, to swell.]
The numerical value of tumult in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tumult in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.
And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
Five miles meandering with mazy motion,Through dale the sacred river ran,Then reached the caverns measureless to man,And sank the tumult to a lifeless oceanAnd 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from farAncestral voices prophesying war
To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body.
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