What does turmoil mean?

Definitions for turmoil
ˈtɜr mɔɪltur·moil

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word turmoil.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convulsion, turmoil, upheaval(noun)

    a violent disturbance

    "the convulsions of the stock market"

  2. tumult, turmoil(noun)

    violent agitation

  3. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

Wiktionary

  1. turmoil(Noun)

    A state of great disorder or uncertainty.

  2. Origin: origin. Perhaps from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turmoil(noun)

    harassing labor; trouble; molestation by tumult; disturbance; worrying confusion

  2. Turmoil(verb)

    to harass with commotion; to disquiet; to worry

  3. Turmoil(verb)

    to be disquieted or confused; to be in commotion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turmoil

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turmoil in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turmoil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of turmoil in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Schumpeter:

    Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil.

  2. Sinan Ulgen:

    Turkey is in turmoil( and) the flames are engulfing everyone.

  3. Jens Stoltenberg:

    We see fighting, we see turmoil. We see increased presence of (ISIS).

  4. Pam Lipp:

    Nothing prepares you for seeing your child in such turmoil. I felt helpless.

  5. Unknown:

    Nothing can cause turmoil and the defeat of accomplishment as quickly as disorganization.

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Translations for turmoil

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  • Unruhe, Unordnung, Tumult, AufruhrGerman
  • turbulencia, dificultad, desordenSpanish
  • sekasorto, myllerrys, kaaosFinnish
  • chaos, désordreFrench
  • scompiglio, disordine, caosItalian
  • ქაოსიGeorgian
  • အရှုပ်အထွေးBurmese
  • zamieszaniePolish
  • потрясение, беспорядок, смута, суматоха, хаос, смятениеRussian
  • సంక్షోభంTelugu
  • خرابیUrdu

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