1. Full of tumult; characterized by tumult; disorderly; turbulent.
The flight became wild and tumultuous. --Macaulay.
2. Conducted with disorder; noisy; confused; boisterous; disorderly; as, a tumultuous assembly or meeting.
3. Agitated, as with conflicting passions; disturbed.
His dire attempt, which, nigh the birth
Now rolling, boils in his tumultuous breast. --Milton.
4. Turbulent; violent; as, a tumultuous speech.
Syn: -- Disorderly; irregular; noisy; confused; turbulent; violent; agitated; disturbed; boisterous; lawless; riotous; seditious.
-- Tu*mul*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Tu*mul*tu*ous*ness, n.
n : a state of commotion and noise and confusion [syn: tumult,