convulsion, turmoil, upheaval(noun)
a violent disturbance
"the convulsions of the stock market"
agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)
disturbance usually in protest
A state of great disorder or uncertainty.
Origin: origin. Perhaps from .
harassing labor; trouble; molestation by tumult; disturbance; worrying confusion
to harass with commotion; to disquiet; to worry
to be disquieted or confused; to be in commotion
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tur′moil, n. harassing labour: disturbance.—v.t. to harass with commotion: to weary.—v.i. to be disquieted or in commotion. [Perh. L. tremĕre, to shake.]
The numerical value of turmoil in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of turmoil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil.
Nothing can cause turmoil and the defeat of accomplishment as quickly as disorganization.
There's probably a bit more turmoil in North America than we see here in continental Europe and the UK.
In the political turmoil of this past decade, lese-majeste has been used almost exclusively to silence the threat posed by the red-shirt movement to the Bangkok establishment.
...solitude is such a potential thing. We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life we receive counsels and comforts, we get under no other condition...
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