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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. The act of making a noisy disturbance
    - commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus

Derived forms: tumults

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

Encyclopedia: Tumult