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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent(adj)

    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

    "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

    Synonyms:
    luxuriant, profuse, fast, lush, debauched, riotous, libertine, dissolute, tumultuous, roiling, disruptive, degraded, roiled, churning, troubled, dissipated, exuberant, roily, degenerate, profligate

    Antonyms:
    unagitated, quiet

  2. churning, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent(adj)

    (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence

    "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"

    Synonyms:
    churned-up, annoyed, roiling, riotous, irritated, pissed off, troubled, nettled, miffed, tumultuous, disruptive, peeved, steamed, roiled, churning, stung, riled, roily, pissed

    Antonyms:
    unagitated, quiet

Editors Contribution

  1. commotion

    noisy confusion and disturbance

    the commotion created in the riot was due to a specific group of people.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. turbulent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tumultuous, disorderly, blustering, obstreperous, boisterous, uproarious, blatant, brawling, vociferous

  2. turbulent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    riotous, seditious, mutinous, refractory, insurgent, rebellious, revolutionary, jacobinical

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How to use turbulent in a sentence?

  1. Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos:

    It's a real story of life in a turbulent world.

  2. Michael Hewson:

    Continued expectation of easier central bank policy has helped underpin equity markets after a turbulent few months, investors are veering between confidence that the U.S. economy is still performing well enough to withstand a rate rise, to an expectation that if it's not, the Fed will remain on hold.

  3. Stuti Garg:

    Sometimes we want to get away from the busy and hectic city life to find solace in the raging waves of the ocean pounding on the rocks or the turbulent splashing of a bubbling waterfall. At other times we are amazed by the immovable silence of a mountain or the gentle caress of a river overjoyed tat its union with the sea. The topography of a region speaks to each one of us--a secret language that people from all facets of life understand and relate to.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We live in a turbulent, fluid environment, we have an unprecedented opportunity to advance our common goals.

  5. Michael Jordan:

    Magic Johnson guided the league through turbulent times and grew the league into an international phenomenon, creating opportunities that few could have imagined before, magic Johnson vision and leadership provided me with the global stage that allowed me to succeed. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern had a deep love for the game of basketball and demanded excellence from those around Former NBA Commissioner David Stern -- and I admired Former NBA Commissioner David Stern for that. I wouldn't be where I am without Former NBA Commissioner David Stern. I offer my deepest sympathies to Dianne and Former NBA Commissioner David Stern family.

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