Pronunciation of Tempestuous
/tɛmpˈɛst͡ʃuːəs/, /tɛmpˈɛstʃuːəs/, /t_ɛ_m_p_ˈɛ_s_tʃ_uː_ə_s/
Synonyms for tempestuous:
wounded, unbridled, hurt, charged, melodramatic, rapturous, overwrought, hotly, misty-eyed, quarrelsome, lyrical, dewy-eyed, hot-blooded, bitterly, feeling, cordially, torrid, histrionic, soul, soulful, hysterical, overheated, impassioned, violently, intense, bursting.
Other synonyms and related words:
maddened, uncivilised, rugged, intense, raging, overheated, roily, misty-eyed, dotty, crazy, aflame, heavy, savage, barbarian, quarrelsome, roiled, groundless, impassioned, raving mad, torrid, hysterical, raw, cordially, bleak, nasty, overwrought, unbridled, rough, risky, furious, enraged, paroxysmal, inclement, hammer and tongs, unfounded, bang-bang, squally, fierce, rapturous, angry, untamed, convulsive, ferocious, violently, foul, godforsaken, turbulent, wounded, rabid, uncivilized, dirty, ugly, hot, feeling, baseless, violent, angered, barbaric, soul, infuriated, flaming.
perturbed, insane, disorganized, discomposed, unruly, Disintegrated, anarchical, chaotic, inexact, inconsistent, obscure, disorderly, fuzzy, frantic, blurry, lawless, muddled, disordered, tumultuous, jumbled, embroiled, disconnected, lax, loose, uneven, deformed, disheveled, confused, formless, frenzied, rambunctious, indefinite, cluttered, irregular, undisciplined, deranged, inchoate, disarrayed, out of control, amorphous, incoherent, messy, wild, shapeless, anarchistic, indistinct.
volcanic, touchy, fiery, combustible, irritable, reckless, quick-tempered, explosive, nervous, rash, impulsive, crusty, excitable, ardent, edgy, cranky, stormy, emotional, sensitive, short-tempered, fragile, passionate, high-strung, volatile, hot-tempered, brittle.
wild, stormy (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for tempestuous:
- Until the King at last, Gusty and overcast, Like a tempestuous blast Threatened and lowered. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
- She covered her face, with tempestuous sobbing, and sank into a chair. - "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
- The spirited movement of the sky, the racing of its shadows on the grass, the rolling foliage of the trees, seen tempestuous against flying cloud, were alike to her consoling and inspiring. - "The Coast of Chance", Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain.