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TUMULTUOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tumultuous mean? 

TUMULTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective TUMULTUOUS has 1 sense:

1. characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

  Familiarity information: TUMULTUOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TUMULTUOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

Synonyms:

disruptive; tumultuous; turbulent; riotous; troubled

Context examples:

effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive / riotous times / these troubled areas / the tumultuous years of his administration / a turbulent and unruly childhood

Similar:

unquiet (characterized by unrest or disorder)


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