tumult

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From Latin tumultus (noise, tumult).

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tumult (plural tumults)

  1. Confused, agitated noise as made by a crowd.
    • Alexander Pope
      Till in loud tumult all the Greeks arose.
  2. Violent commotion or agitation, often with confusion of sounds.
    the tumult of the elements
    the tumult of the spirits or passions
  3. A riot or uprising.

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tumult (third-person singular simple present tumults, present participle tumulting, simple past and past participle tumulted)

  1. (obsolete) To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.
    Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt. — Milton.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tumultus (noise, tumult).

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  • IPA(key): /tumult/, [tˢuˈmulˀd̥]

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tumult c (singular definite tumulten, plural indefinite tumulter)

  1. uproar, tumult
  2. riot, disturbance
  3. scuffle

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Romanian[edit]

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From Latin tumultus

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tumult n (plural tumulturi)

  1. tumult

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