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  • adj. Not tumultuous; calm, placid.


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From un- +‎ tumultuous.


  • Steam enthusiasts barely noticed the untumultuous tea party sized meeting which had gathered to show support for international superstar Robin Page and exchange reasons on why UKIP would be successful if only they were in charge.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • With no dramatic surprises of fortune, and no great sorrows, his life had scarce any other alternation than that it went round with the earth through night and day, and would have been tame but for his necessary labor in an art which he loved wisely and with the untumultuous sentiment of an after-honey-moon constancy.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • They speak only to the learned, whose passions they rather choose to compose than disturb; and they discourse about matters of calm and untumultuous speculation, merely as teachers, and not like eager antagonists: though even _here_, when they endeavour to amuse and delight us, they are thought by some to exceed the limits of their province.

    Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker.


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