Associations to the word «Turmoil»

Wiktionary

TURMOIL, noun. A state of great disorder or uncertainty.
TURMOIL, noun. Harassing labour; trouble; disturbance.
TURMOIL, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To be disquieted or confused; to be in commotion.
TURMOIL, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To harass with commotion; to disquiet; to worry.

Dictionary definition

TURMOIL, noun. A violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market".
TURMOIL, noun. Violent agitation.
TURMOIL, noun. Disturbance usually in protest.

Wise words

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