Tumultuary : Definition


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Definitions of Tumultuary

Pronunciation : Tu*mul"tu*a*ry
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. tumultuarius: cf. F. tumultuaire.]
Definition : 1. Attended by, or producing, a tumult; disorderly; promiscuous; confused; tumultuous. "A tumultuary conflict." Eikon Basilike. A tumultuary attack of the Celtic peasantry. Macaulay. Sudden flight or tumultuary skirmish. De Quincey.

2. Restless; agitated; unquiet. Men who live without religion live always in a tumultuary and restless state. Atterbury.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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