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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Tu*mul"tu*ous
  1. Full of tumult; characterized by tumult; disorderly; turbulent."The flight became wild and tumultuous." [Macaulay.]
  2. Conducted with disorder; noisy; confused; boisterous; disorderly; as, a tumultuous assembly or meeting.
  3. Agitated, as with conflicting passions; disturbed."His dire attempt, which, nigh the birth Now rolling, boils in his tumultuous breast." [Milton.]
  4. Turbulent; violent; as, a tumultuous speech.
    synonyms: Disorderly; irregular; noisy; confused; turbulent; violent; agitated; disturbed; boisterous; lawless; riotous; seditious.

Etymology: L. tumultuosus: cf. F. tumultueux

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  1. Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination ("the tumultuous years of his administration")

From Middle French tumultuous, from Latin tumultuōsus

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Past life for Tumultuous born Nov 3, 1994

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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