tumult

See also: Tumult

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tumultus (noise, tumult).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tumult (plural tumults)

  1. Confused, agitated noise as made by a crowd.
    • Alexander Pope
      Till in loud tumult all the Greeks arose.
  2. Violent commotion or agitation, often with confusion of sounds.
    the tumult of the elements
    the tumult of the spirits or passions
  3. A riot or uprising.

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VerbEdit

tumult (third-person singular simple present tumults, present participle tumulting, simple past and past participle tumulted)

  1. (obsolete) To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.
    Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt. — Milton.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tumultus (noise, tumult).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tumult/, [tˢuˈmulˀd̥]

NounEdit

tumult c (singular definite tumulten, plural indefinite tumulter)

  1. uproar, tumult
  2. riot, disturbance
  3. scuffle

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • tummel

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  • tumultagtig
  • tumultarisk

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tumultus

NounEdit

tumult n (plural tumulturi)

  1. tumult

SynonymsEdit

  • larmă
  • zarvă
  • agitație

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 20:40