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"
churning, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent(adj)
(of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence
"the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"
violently disturbed or agitated; tempestuous, tumultuous
It is dangerous to sail in turbulent seas.
being in, or causing, disturbance or unrest
The mid-19th century was a turbulent time in American history.
disturbed; agitated; tumultuous; roused to violent commotion; as, the turbulent ocean
disposed to insubordination and disorder; restless; unquiet; refractory; as, turbulent spirits
producing commotion; disturbing; exciting
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tur′bū-lent, adj. tumultuous, disturbed: in violent commotion: disposed to disorder: restless: producing commotion.—ns. Tur′bulence, Tur′bulency.—adv. Tur′bulently. [Fr.,—L. turbulentus—turba, a crowd.]
The numerical value of turbulent in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of turbulent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of turbulent in a Sentence
It's a real story of life in a turbulent world.
There are plenty of exciting ways to produce returns despite the turbulent markets.
Don't temper with a turbulent river, you may never be found to celebrate your victory!
We live in a turbulent, fluid environment, we have an unprecedented opportunity to advance our common goals.
While not immunizing our portfolio against market movements, our strategy makes it more resilient in turbulent times.
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