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tumult

tu·mult

tumult

 
pronunciation:
tu mlt [or] tyu mlt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the noise and commotion of a large crowd; uproar.
They lost each other in the tumult that erupted after the police tried to break up the demonstration.
synonyms:
hubbub, racket, uproar
antonyms:
silence
similar words:
agitation, bedlam, bustle, chaos, clamor, commotion, confusion, din, furor, noise, stir, turbulence, turmoil
definition 2: a violent or disorderly uprising; riot.
synonyms:
commotion, riot, uprising
similar words:
anarchy, brawl, convulsion, disorder, disturbance, hue and cry, melee, moil, row, unrest, upheaval
definition 3: great mental or emotional agitation or confusion.
synonyms:
disquiet, turmoil
antonyms:
tranquility
similar words:
agitation, confusion, disturbance, fluster, frenzy, perturbation, riot