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Synonyms for turbulent
ˈtɜr byə lənt

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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. Pattison Jr.:

    I don’t have all the details, but to answer your question, no, it shouldn’t have been in the water if, if what happened, happened, this business has been operating for 47 years and we’ve never had an incident like this or anything close to it. To the best of our knowledge – and we don’t have a lot of information now – but it was a fast-moving storm that came out of basically nowhere is sort of the verbal analysis I’ve got. Weather experts said a strong wind was blowing in the region, and those gusts became even more turbulent on the lake because there are no structures to slow it down.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Ralph Goodale:

    We understand that those sorts of comments will be made in the process, but we will make our judgment based on what is right for Canada and not be deterred from making the right decision, we are determined to stand our ground based on what is right for Canada ... this is a tough and turbulent world.

  5. Nick Stace:

    It appears that in the last 12 months nothing has happened to improve the way young people are feeling about their lives, social media has become omnipresent in the lives of young people and this research suggests it is exacerbating what is already an uncertain and emotionally turbulent time.


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