riotous

Anything riotous is disorderly, chaotic, and loud. Riotous things can also be abundant.

Since a riot is a disturbance where people get out of control and become violent, riotous things are also loud, disruptive, and out of hand. If everyone in class speaks at once to answer a question, that's a riotous response. Chaos is always riotous. The opposite of riotous would be calm, civilized, and peaceful. Also, you can say that lush, abundant things are riotous. If an apple tree is producing an unusually large amount of apples, it's riotous.

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: riotous

1
adj
characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
2
adj
unrestrained by convention or morality
3
adj
produced or growing in extreme abundance
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: riotous
1

adj characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

riotous times”
Synonyms:
disruptive, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent
unquiet
characterized by unrest or disorder
2

adj unrestrained by convention or morality

riotous living”
Synonyms:
debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast, libertine, profligate
immoral
deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
3

adj produced or growing in extreme abundance

“their riotous blooming”
Synonyms:
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse
abundant
present in great quantity
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