- First Reference: Amos 3:9
- Last Reference: 2 Corinthians 12:20
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
TU'MULT, noun [Latin tumultus, a derivative from tumeo, to swell.]
1. The commotion, disturbance or agitation of a multitude, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar and confusion of voices.
What meaneth the noise of this tumult? 1 Samuel 4:14.
Till in loud tumult all the Greeks arose.
2. Violent commotion or agitation with confusion of sounds; as the tumult of the elements.
3. Agitation; high excitement; irregular or confused motion; as the tumult of the spirits or passions.
4. Bustle; stir.
TU'MULT, verb intransitive To make a tumult; to be in great commotion.
TUMULT'UARILY, adverb [from tumultuary.] In a tumultuary or disorderly manner.
TUMULT'UARINESS, noun Disorderly or tumultuous conduct; turbulence; disposition to tumult.
TUMULT'UARY, adjective [Latin tumultus.]
1. Disorderly; promiscuous; confused; as a tumultuary conflict.
2. Restless; agitated; unquiet.
Men who live without religion, live always in a tumultuary and restless state.
TUMULT'UATE, verb intransitive [Latin tumultuo.] To make a tumult. [Not used.]
TUMULTUA'TION, noun Commotion; irregular or disorderly movement; as the tumultuation of the parts of a fluid.
TUMULT'UOUS, adjective Conducted with tumult; disorderly; as a tumultuous conflict; a tumultuous retreat.
1. Greatly agitated; irregular; noisy; confused; as a tumultuous assembly or meeting.
2. Agitated; disturbed; as a tumultuous breast.
3. Turbulent; violent; as a tumultuous speech.
4. Full of tumult and disorder; as a tumultuous state or city.
TUMULT'UOUSLY, adverb In a disorderly manner; by a disorderly multitude.
TUMULT'UOUSNESS, noun The state of being tumultuous; disorder; commotion.