tumultuous

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tumultuous, from Latin tumultuōsus

Adjective[edit]

tumultuous (comparative more tumultuous, superlative most tumultuous)

  1. Noisy and disorderly
    • 2017 March 1, Anthony Zurcher, “Trump addresses Congress: A kinder, gentler president”, in BBC News[1]:
      In his first address to a joint session of Congress, after a tumultuous first month in office, Mr Trump delivered a conventional speech in a conventional manner.
  2. Causing tumult

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