1. Confused, agitated noise as made by a crowd.
  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.


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

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