1. tumultuous

adjective. ['ˌtuːˈmʌlˌtʃuːəs'] characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination.


  • turbulent
  • riotous
  • disruptive
  • troubled


  • unagitated
  • easy
  • tame
  • untroubled

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Words that Rhyme with Tumultuous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • conspicuous
  • contemptuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • deciduous
  • disingenuous
  • incongruous
  • ingenuous
  • innocuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

How do you pronounce tumultuous?

Pronounce tumultuous as ˌtuˈməˌlʧuəs.

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How do you spell tumultuous? Is it tumultous ?

A common misspelling of tumultuous is tumultous

Example sentences of the word tumultuous

1. Adjective
High school can be a tumultuous time for adolescents.

Quotes containing the word tumultuous

1. The smooth folds of her dress concealed a tumultuous heart, and her modest lips told nothing of her torment. She was in love.
- Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary