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Noun: tumult  't(y)oo,múlt
  1. A state of commotion and noise and confusion
    - tumultuousness, uproar, garboil
  2. Violent agitation
    - turmoil
  3. A noisy disturbance
    - commotion, ruction, ruckus [informal], rumpus [informal], bun-fight [Brit, informal], bunfight [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: tumults

Type of: agitation, carry-on [Brit, informal], commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha [informal], hoo-hah [informal], hurly burly, kerfuffle [Brit, informal], song and dance [Brit, informal], to-do [informal]

Encyclopedia: Tumult