Associations to the word «Tumult»

Wiktionary

TUMULT, noun. Confused, agitated noise as made by a crowd.
TUMULT, noun. Violent commotion or agitation, often with confusion of sounds.
TUMULT, noun. A riot or uprising.
TUMULT, verb. (obsolete) To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.

Dictionary definition

TUMULT, noun. A state of commotion and noise and confusion.
TUMULT, noun. Violent agitation.
TUMULT, noun. The act of making a noisy disturbance.

Wise words

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