- [[t]tju͟ːmʌlt, AM tu͟ː-[/t]]
1) N-SING: also no det, oft N of n A tumult is a state of great confusion or excitement.
A tumult of feelings inside her fought for supremacy.
...the recent tumult in global financial markets.2) N-SING: also no det, oft N of n A tumult is a lot of noise made by a crowd of people.
Round one ends, to a tumult of whistles, screams and shouts.
English dictionary. 2008.