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tumultuous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tumultuous

  1. 1 marked by sudden or violent disturbance one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the region Synonyms of tumultuous cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), stormy, tempestuous, convulsive, turbulentWords Related to tumultuous fitful, spasmodic, sporadic; boisterous, clamorous, furious, noisy, riotousNear Antonyms of tumultuous calm, peaceful, placid, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, untroubled

  2. 2 marked by turmoil or disturbance especially of natural elements watched the tumultuous weather from the dry safety of our house Synonyms of tumultuous rough, rugged, stormy, tempestuous, wild, turbulentWords Related to tumultuous blustering, blustery, raging, violent; brutal, harsh, severe; roily, unquiet, unsettled; bleak, inclement, nasty, raw, squallyNear Antonyms of tumultuous calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, tranquil; bright, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded

  3. 3 marked by bursts of destructive force or intense activity after a tumultuous day of trading, the stock market was down 500 points Synonyms of tumultuous bang-bang, blood-and-guts, convulsive, cyclonic, explosive, ferocious, fierce, furious, hammer-and-tongs, hot, knock-down, drag-out (or knock-down-and-drag-out), paroxysmal, rabid, rough, stormy, tempestuous, violent, turbulent, volcanicWords Related to tumultuous barbarous, brutal, savage, vicious; antagonistic, hostile; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, gladiatorial, pugnacious, quarrelsome, truculent; combustible, volatile; agitated, frantic, frenzied, mad; cataclysmal (or cataclysmic), destructive, ruinousNear Antonyms of tumultuous calm, halcyon, pacific, serene, tranquil; nonbelligerent, unaggressiveAntonyms of tumultuous nonviolent, peaceable, peaceful



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