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Synonyms for tumult
ˈtu mʌlt, -məlt, ˈtyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil(noun)

    a state of commotion and noise and confusion

    commotion, ruction, brouhaha, rumpus, din, garboil, ruckus, uproar, tumultuousness, hubbub, katzenjammer, turmoil

  2. tumult, turmoil(noun)

    violent agitation

    agitation, commotion, ruction, convulsion, rumpus, hullabaloo, din, garboil, ruckus, uproar, tumultuousness, excitement, upheaval, turmoil

  3. commotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumult(noun)

    the act of making a noisy disturbance

    commotion, hurly burly, clamor, disturbance, uproar, turmoil, whirl, flutter, ruckus, to-do, rumpus, ruction, din, kerfuffle, blaring, hoo-ha, disruption, cacophony, tumultuousness, garboil, blare, hoo-hah


  1. tumult(noun)

    uproar, ruckus

  2. tumult(noun)

    To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.

    Importuning and tumulting even to the fear of a revolt. \uE000104594 Milton.

    uproar, ruckus

  3. tumult(noun)

    A riot or uprising.

    uproar, ruckus

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tumult

    The essential idea of revolution is a change in the form of government or constitution, or a change of rulers, otherwise than as provided by the laws of succession, election, etc.; while such change is apt to involve armed hostilities, these make no necessary part of the revolution. The revolution by which Dom Pedro was dethroned, and Brazil changed from an empire to a republic, was accomplished without a battle, and almost without a shot. Anarchy refers to the condition of a state when human government is superseded or destroyed by factions or other causes. Lawlessness is a temper of mind or condition of the community which may result in anarchy. Confusion, disorder, riot, and tumult are incidental and temporary outbreaks of lawlessness, but may not be anarchy. Insubordination is individual disobedience. Sedition is the plotting, rebellion the fighting, against the existing government, but always with the purpose of establishing some other government in its place. When rebellion is successful it is called revolution; but there may be revolution without rebellion; as, the English Revolution of 1688. A revolt is an uprising against existing authority without the comprehensive views of change in the form or administration of government that are involved in revolution. Anarchy, when more than temporary disorder, is a proposed disintegration of society, in which it is imagined that social order might exist without government. Slaves make insurrection; soldiers or sailors break out in mutiny; subject provinces rise in revolt. Compare SOCIALISM.

    anarchy, confusion, disintegration, disorder, insubordination, insurrection, lawlessness, mutiny, rebellion, revolt, revolution, riot, sedition

    authority, command, control, domination, dominion, empire, government, law, loyalty, obedience, order, rule, sovereignty, submission, supremacy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tumult

    uproar, ferment, disturbance, turbulence, mutiny, insubordination, excitement, outbreak, fray, bustle, distraction, turmoil, disorder, confusion, noise, bluster, brawl, riot

    peace, pacification, subsidence, quiet, tranquillity, order, orderliness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tumult(n.)

    uproar, affray, fray, brawl, feud, row, altercation, squabble, quarrel, outbreak, strife, MÊLÉE, RIOT

  2. tumult(n.)

    commotion, disturbance, stir, agitation, breeze, ferment, confusion, huddle, pother, ado, bustle, flurry, noise, fuss, TO-DO

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tumult(n)

    commotion, hurly-burly, turbulence

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    uproar, commotion, turmoil

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