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Synonyms for turmoil
ˈtɜr mɔɪltur·moil

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  1. turmoilnoun

    Synonyms:
    disorder, chaos

  2. turmoilnoun

    A state of great disorder or uncertainty.

    Synonyms:
    chaos, disorder

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. convulsion, turmoil, upheavalnoun

    a violent disturbance

    "the convulsions of the stock market"

    Synonyms:
    agitation, uplift, excitement, turbulence, fit, upthrust, paroxysm, tumult, convulsion, hullabaloo, upthrow, upheaval

  2. tumult, turmoilnoun

    violent agitation

    Synonyms:
    agitation, commotion, ruction, convulsion, rumpus, tumult, hullabaloo, din, garboil, ruckus, uproar, tumultuousness, excitement, upheaval

  3. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloonoun

    disturbance usually in protest

    Synonyms:
    fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, agitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, upheaval, inflammation

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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. turmoilnoun

    Synonyms:
    tumult, agitation, disturbance, disorder, turbulence, confusion, commotion, uproar, bustle, huddle, hurly-burly

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  1. turmoilnoun

    Synonyms:
    commotion, uproar, tumult, turbulence, agitation

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How to use turmoil in a sentence?

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    Gaddafi, terrible dictator, gotten rid of, right now, ISIS is gaining ground in Libya because of all of the destabilization in the region and all of the turmoil.

  2. Pat Keon:

    Despite the turmoil in China, equities continued the trend we’ve seen for most of 2015 for mutual funds, non-domestic equity funds took in net new money for the week, while domestic equity funds saw money leave their coffers.

  3. Kurt Busch:

    I tried to donate it back to the Boston Aquarium. I didn't want to eat the poor guy, but I learned that, when you are on the bottom of the ocean for 80 years and you are dragged up to the surface, you are not all that happy. The stress and turmoil for the lobster, he wasn't going to make it anyway. We probably should have cooked him up, dipped him in butter and celebrated.

  4. Aretha Franklin:

    What made her talent so great was her capacity to live what she sang, her music was deepened by her connection to the struggles and the triumphs of the African American experience growing up in her father's church, the community of Detroit, and her awareness of the turmoil of the South.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Failure to pass this bill would be a tremendous win for the unscrupulous hedge funds that have held this bill up for six months demanding to be first in line over the needs of the people of Puerto Rico, unless Congress acts, our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico will be plunged into deep economic turmoil in just three days’ time.


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  • ا� طرابArabic
  • Aufruhr, Unruhe, Tumult, UnordnungGerman
  • turbulencia, dificultad, desordenSpanish
  • sekasorto, kaaos, myllerrysFinnish
  • chaos, désordreFrench
  • disordine, caos, scompiglioItalian
  • ქაოსიGeorgian
  • အရှုပ်အထွေးBurmese
  • zamieszaniePolish
  • суматоха, потрясение, смятение, хаос, беспорядок, смутаRussian
  • సంక్షోభంTelugu
  • خرابیUrdu

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