What does tumult mean?

Definitions for tumult
ˈtu mʌlt, -məlt, ˈtyu-tu·mult

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil(noun)

    a state of commotion and noise and confusion

  2. tumult, turmoil(noun)

    violent agitation

  3. commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)

    the act of making a noisy disturbance

Wiktionary

  1. tumult(Noun)

    The noise as made by a crowd.

    Etymology: From tumultus.

  2. tumult(Noun)

    A riot or uprising.

    Etymology: From tumultus.

  3. tumult(Verb)

    To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.

    Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt. uE000104594uE001 Milton.

    Etymology: From tumultus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tumult(noun)

    the commotion or agitation of a multitude, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion

  2. Tumult(noun)

    violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, the tumult of the elements

  3. Tumult(noun)

    irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, the tumult of the spirits or passions

  4. Tumult(verb)

    to make a tumult; to be in great commotion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tumult

    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. tumultustumēre, to swell.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumult in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tumult in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tumult in a Sentence

  1. Seneca:

    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.

  2. Dante Alighieri:

    There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

  3. George Gordon Byron:

    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.

  4. Cornelius Tacitus:

    In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.

  5. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    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

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