tumultus

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tumultus m (genitive tumultūs); fourth declension

  1. An uproar; bustle, violent commotion, disturbance, tumult; turmoil, panic; storm, tempest.
  2. A sudden outbreak of violence or an impending war; civil war; insurrection, riot, rebellion, sedition, tumult.
  3. (of the mind or feelings) Disturbance, disquietude, agitation; excitement, anxiety; fear, panic.
  4. (of speech) Confusion, muddle, disorder.

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  • Note that tumultī is an alternative form for the genitive singular tumultūs.

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tumultus tumultūs
genitive tumultūs tumultuum
dative tumultuī tumultibus
accusative tumultum tumultūs
ablative tumultū tumultibus
vocative tumultus tumultūs

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References[edit]

  • tumultus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879