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Jul 26 2019 22

Tumult is a noun that means a loud, confused noise.

Our word of the day’s origin begins with the Latin word tumultus (too MOOL toos) meaning ‘uprising.’ An uprising is one of many things that may cause the loud, confusing noise of a tumult.

I woke up to the sound of tumult outside. I later found out a fight had broken out in the street.