tumultuous


tumultuous
/tooh mul"chooh euhs, tyooh-/, adj.
1. full of tumult or riotousness; marked by disturbance and uproar: a tumultuous celebration.
2. raising a great clatter and commotion; disorderly or noisy: a tumultuous crowd of students.
3. highly agitated, as the mind or emotions; distraught; turbulent.
[1540-50; < L tumultuosus, equiv. to tumultu(s) TUMULT + -osus -OUS]
Syn. 1. uproarious, turbulent, violent. 2. boisterous. 3. unquiet.
Ant. 1-3. calm, quiet.

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Universalium. 2010.

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