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tu·mul·tu·ous

tumultuous

 
 
pronunciation:
t muhl chu s
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: full of noise, commotion, or disorder; riotous.
During this tumultuous period of revolution, many innocent lives were lost.
antonyms:
orderly, peaceful, quiet
similar words:
boisterous
definition 2: greatly disturbed or confused, as the emotions.
antonyms:
tranquil
similar words:
turbulent
derivations: tumultuously (adj.), tumultuousness (n.)