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 (to͝o-mŭl′cho͞o-əs, tyo͝o-)
1. Very loud; noisy: tumultuous applause.
2. Characterized by disorderly commotion: the tumultuous years of the 1960s.
3. Characterized by mental or emotional agitation: a tumultuous love affair.

tu·mul′tu·ous·ly adv.
tu·mul′tu·ous·ness n.
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Noun1.tumultuousness - a state of commotion and noise and confusiontumultuousness - a state of commotion and noise and confusion
commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do, disruption, disturbance, flutter - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
combustion - a state of violent disturbance and excitement; "combustion grew until revolt was unavoidable"
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