The definition of tumultuous is having great disturbance, uproar, chaos or noise.adjective
An example of tumultuous is a riot that gets very out of hand.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- full of or characterized by tumult; wild and noisy; uproarious
- making a tumult
- greatly agitated
Origin: MFr < L tumultuosus
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- Characterized by tumult; noisy and disorderly: tumultuous applause.
- Tending to cause tumult.
- Confusedly or violently agitated.
- tu·mulˈtu·ous·ly adverb
- tu·mulˈtu·ous·ness noun