Definition of TUMULTUOUS

marked by sudden or violent disturbance <one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the region>
Synonyms cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), stormy, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent
marked by turmoil or disturbance especially of natural elements <watched the tumultuous weather from the dry safety of our house>
marked by bursts of destructive force or intense activity <after a tumultuous day of trading, the stock market was down 500 points>

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