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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Definitions for tumultuary

  1. confused; disorderly; haphazard: tumultuary habits of studying.
  2. tumultuous; turbulent.

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Citations for tumultuary
...she chiefly possessed by solicitude about any reopening of his wound, he struggling with a tumultuary crowd of thoughts that were an offence against his better will. George Eliot, Daniel Deronda, 1876
Those who were less interested, rushed into a tumultuary discussion of chances and possibilities. Each gave his opinion, and each was alternately swayed by that of the others. Sir Walter Scott, Guy Mannering, 1815
Origin of tumultuary
Tumultuary comes from the Latin tumultuārius meaning "pertaining to bustle or hurry."