convulsion, turmoil, upheavalnoun
a violent disturbance
"the convulsions of the stock market"
agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloonoun
disturbance usually in protest
A state of great disorder or uncertainty.
Etymology: 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.]
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The numerical value of turmoil in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of turmoil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
China calls on foreign troops in Afghanistan to take into full account the security of people in the country and the region, pull out in a responsible manner and avoid inflicting more turmoil and suffering on the Afghan people.
When you turn on the news, it's like, from Syria to Iraq to Libya, those places are all in turmoil, so that's what people think of the whole region ... When people say, 'Oh, Iranians make art?' it means (Iranians are) compassionate people; they're people who have sensitivity, feelings, a sense of perspective. That's something that you don't see that much because, unfortunately, the media does not show that positive narrative.
...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...
Just spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia and explained to him that, because of the turmoil dysfunction in Iran and Venezuela, I am asking that Saudi Arabia increase oil production, maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels, to make up the difference...Prices to high! He has agreed!
In the midst of the massive political turmoil of the mid-1960's Vietnam era, audiences found solace in the lives and music of the singing Von Trapp family.
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- Unruhe, Unordnung, Tumult, AufruhrGerman
- turbulencia, dificultad, desordenSpanish
- sekasorto, myllerrys, kaaosFinnish
- chaos, désordreFrench
- scompiglio, disordine, caosItalian
- потрясение, беспорядок, смута, суматоха, хаос, смятениеRussian
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