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Synonyms for turbulent
ˈtɜr byə lənttur·bu·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulentadjective

    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, turbulentadjective

    (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. turbulentadjective

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

  2. turbulentadjective

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

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How to use turbulent in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Team Cuomo:

    It was a mistake, when my brother's situation became turbulent, being looped into calls with other friends of his and advisors that did include some of his staff — I understand why that was a problem for CNN.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    To be elected and re-elected in the kind of turbulent times that we're in is to be admired for someone that's running for president.

  5. Michael Massaia:

    When I first started looking at (the photos), when I first started printing them, it was very disorienting, i would see constellations and I would see a roiling, turbulent sky. ... The more I print them, the more I see them as a kind of design.


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