Examples of tumult in a Sentence
We had to shout to be heard over the tumult.
The country was in tumult.
Her mind was in a tumult of emotions.
Recent Examples of tumult from the Web
Saint Petersburg, the hometown of Russian president Vladimir Putin, is a city that's lived under three names, three radically different forms of government, and three centuries of tumult.
Among the rich tumult of untamable alleys, shops—intentionally unchanged—are not only storefronts but workshops.
After trip’s final day, Trump to return to tumult at home TAORMINA, Sicily —
Terry Donovan left his CEO position because of the emotional tumult the investigation had caused in him.
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Origin and Etymology of tumult
Middle English tumulte, from Anglo-French, from Latin tumultus; perhaps akin to Sanskrit tumula noisy
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
TUMULT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tumult for English Language Learners
: a state of noisy confusion or disorder
: a state of great mental or emotional confusion
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