Definition of tumultuous :
1. Agitated, as with conflicting passions; disturbed.
2. Conducted with disorder; noisy; confused; boisterous; disorderly; as, a tumultuous assembly or meeting.
3. Full of tumult; characterized by tumult; disorderly; turbulent.
4. Turbulent; violent; as, a tumultuous speech.
lush, heavy, roiling, churning, fast, calm, dissipated, profuse, libertine, roily, rugged, profligate, disruptive, rough, degenerate, stormy, luxuriant, dirty, debauched, turbulent, troubled, ugly, unquiet, roiled, dissolute, degraded, exuberant, riotous
agitated (part of speech: adjective)
loud (part of speech: adjective)
violent (part of speech: adjective)
chaotic (part of speech: adjective)
disorderly, unruly, confused, indistinct, deformed, lawless, fuzzy, incoherent, messy, inconsistent, tempestuous, deranged, loose, undisciplined, uneven, disconnected, rambunctious, blurry, lax, anarchistic, disorganized, embroiled, shapeless, out of control, irregular, frantic, indefinite, inexact, insane, cluttered, amorphous, obscure, discomposed, formless, disarrayed, anarchical, jumbled, disheveled, muddled, perturbed, disintegrated, inchoate, disordered, chaotic
- Full of that idea I rose and wrote her a letter, strong with all the strength of tumultuous passion. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- Then came a storming charge of men rushing in a tumultuous mob over each other's heads, under each other's feet, anywhere, everywhere, to satisfy a craving stronger than a yearning for fame. - "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- Such may well be free from the ills of the flesh, and being so, they complacently attack the less fortunate, those whose lives are tumultuous and heavily- laden with their own and other's needs; applying to them such remarks as, " They might live more regular." - "Dawn", Mrs. Harriet A. Adams.