Meaning of “tumultuous” in the English Dictionary

"tumultuous" in British English

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tumultuousadjective

uk /tʃuːˈmʌl.tʃu.əs/ us /tuːˈmʌl.tʃu.əs/ formal

very loud, or full of confusion, change, or uncertainty:

After the tumultuous events of 1990, Europe was completely transformed.
tumultuously
adverb uk /tʃuːˈmʌl.tʃu.əs.li/ us /tuːˈmʌl.tʃu.əs.li/

(Definition of “tumultuous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)