Associations to the word «Tempest»

Wiktionary

TEMPEST, noun. A storm, especially one with severe winds.
TEMPEST, noun. Any violent tumult or commotion.
TEMPEST, noun. (obsolete) A fashionable social gathering; a drum.
TEMPEST, verb. (intransitive) (rare) To storm.
TEMPEST, verb. (transitive) (chiefly poetic) To disturb, as by a tempest.
TEMPEST IN A TEA-KETTLE, noun. Alternative form of tempest in a teapot
TEMPEST IN A TEACUP, noun. Alternative form of tempest in a teapot
TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT, noun. (idiomatic) A major fuss over a trivial matter.

Dictionary definition

TEMPEST, noun. A violent commotion or disturbance; "the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away"; "it was only a tempest in a teapot".
TEMPEST, noun. (literary) a violent wind; "a tempest swept over the island".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn