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Definition of Tumult

Tumult

  1. The commotion or agitation of a multitude, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion.
  2. Violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, the tumult of the elements.
  3. Irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, the tumult of the spirits or passions.
  4. To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.

Tumult Quotations

The ant world is a tumult, a noisy world of pheromones being passed back and forth.
E. O. Wilson

When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.
Madeleine M. Kunin

In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
Charles de Gaulle

Heavenly Father has given a simple pattern for us to receive the Holy Ghost not once but continually in the tumult of our daily lives. The pattern is repeated in the sacramental prayer: We promise that we will always remember the Savior. We promise to take His name upon us. We promise to keep His commandments.
Henry B. Eyring

In times of tumult, voters are likely to forgive a president, if not reward him, for compromises made in service of solutions.
Ron Fournier
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Tumult Translations

tumult in Afrikaans is lawaai
tumult in Dutch is herrie, rel, roerigheid, getier
tumult in Finnish is mellakka
tumult in Latin is tumultus
tumult in Spanish is tumulto

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