Definitions for tumultˈtu mʌlt, -məlt, ˈtyu-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tumult
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
Love softens the hardest edges of life's tumult.
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.
Life has always taken place in a tumult without apparent cohesion, but it only finds its grandeur and its reality in ecstasy and in ecstatic love.
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.
Images & Illustrations of tumult
Translations for tumult
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for tumult »
Find a translation for the tumult definition in other languages:
Select another language: