Synonyms for tumult
Antonyms for tumult
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TUMULT
Here the tumult of mingled emotion subsided in a flood of tears.
The poor dog heard the tumult, and leapt to your aid, sir, and we made after him.
In a tumult of thought, Hope went and sat half-unconsciously by the window.
But I tried to listen and answer that I might hide from John my tumult.
The shouting and the tumult gave me great pleasure; but, oh!
But, motionless as he lay, the tumult of his mind continued unabated.
No tumult followed this wide and instantaneous emancipation.
All my little sanctuary was in a tumult; men and women alike could not keep still.
Then laughter arose and a tempest of bravos, quite a tumult of enjoyment.
Although the windows were closed, a tumult could be heard rising from the footways.
early 15c., from Old French tumulte (12c.), from Latin tumultus "commotion, disturbance," related to tumere "to be excited, swell" (see thigh).