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- n. The quality of being tumultuous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being tumultuous, in any sense; disorder; commotion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state of commotion and noise and confusion
Capitol itself and it will make its way eventually to the Rotunda -- but a lot of people, Tom De Frank, as we review the Ford presidency don't necessarily recall the tumultuousness of the U.S. foreign policy crises that were still unfolding then.
If disturbing the peace (a public demonstration of boisterousness or "tumultuousness") is justification for making an arrest at any time, then the officer must be afforded the discretion of deciding in gray situations when the peace has been disturbed enough to warrant an arrest.
Adding to the tumultuousness of the modern economy, modern technology has bestowed upon us Google, social networks, blogs and a host of other means for others to learn about your “arete,” your honor, your reputation, your standing, in ways other than speaking directly with you.
Given the tumultuousness in many parts of America's foreign policy portfolio, it's easy to nitpick and criticize (which I do frequently), but I have to tip my hat to President Obama's measured and positive comments today following the conclusion of what are officially called the P5+1 Negotiations with Iran.
But they also suggest that life is lived largely in the gaps in the fabric of the law that is stretched thinly over the tumultuousness of humanity.
As a result of our tumultuousness, there abides in the American psyche an idea so powerful it ennoble us, and lifts us high above the problems which beset us.
I heard Thy voice behind me, calling to me to return, and scarcely heard it, through the tumultuousness of the enemies of peace.
He sees, too, the possibilities of the near Future; how from that fine equipoise the soul might pass out into rare manifestations, appearing in the sweetness and simplicity of a little child, in the fearful tumultuousness of a Lady Macbeth, in the passionate tenderness of a
In his scenes we have the infinitude of soft silver beach, the rolling tumultuousness of a boundless sea, and twisted cedars mounted like toiling ships on the crests of undulating sand-hills.
I understand a decent orderly disposition and carriage, free from all confusion and tumultuousness.
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