What does the word tumult mean?

Usage examples for tumult

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