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Synonyms for turbulence
ˈtɜr byə lənstur·bu·lence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. turbulence, turbulencynoun

    unstable flow of a liquid or gas

    upheaval, turbulency

  2. turbulencenoun

    instability in the atmosphere

    upheaval, turbulency

  3. turbulence, upheaval, Sturm und Drangnoun

    a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

    "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"

    agitation, uplift, excitement, upthrust, turmoil, convulsion, hullabaloo, upthrow, upheaval, turbulency

Editors Contribution

  1. rough seas

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turbulencenoun

    tumult, uproar, disturbance, turmoil, commotion, disorder, confusion

  2. turbulencenoun

    riot, sedition, mutiny, insurrection, rebellion


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  1. Koji Fukaya:

    The dollar is stabilizing around 120 yen for now but volatility is likely to remain high as the euro continues to cause turbulence, the dollar will remain strong against the yen in the medium term but a one-sided rally we saw last year is unlikely to be repeated this year.

  2. Jim Paulsen:

    To think we are going to unwind this without any market turbulence is unrealistic to me.

  3. Sara Norris:

    They had experienced some turbulence which resulted in injuries so they diverted to (St. John's).

  4. Eric Kennedy:

    Reduced visibility, high turbulence, and low flying can all be contributing risk factors for air tanker crashes.

  5. Yuan Li:

    In a turbulence mode theres big eddies making little eddies making even smaller eddies. Youve got a beautiful cascade.

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