Marked by unrest or disturbance
Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms
The tumultuous storm was beginning to lose some of its fury.
The first session was tumultuous; party feeling ran high, and scurrilous and vulgar epithets were bandied to and fro.
He touched his face, tumultuous emotions crossing his face.
I shall never forget how the fury of battle throbbed in my veins--it seemed as if the tumultuous beating of my heart would stop my breath.
Revolutions have passed from the tumultuous stages of their origin into some settled and recognizable state before we have been called upon to cope with them.