Part of speech: noun

Commotion or agitation, as of a multitude; an uproar.

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Usage examples "tumult":

  1. I cannot describe the wild tumult of joy with which the order was received. - "In and Out of Rebel Prisons", Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper.
  2. Bedevere and Richier gave ear to the tumult, and the noise of the shouting. - "Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut", Wace.
  3. The tumult and the shouting died. - "Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball", J. W. Duffield.