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turmoil

noun

1 turmoil

A violent disturbance.

synonyms: convulsion, upheaval.

Roget 59: disorder; derangement etc. 61; irregularity; anomaly etc. (unconformity) 83; anarchy, anarchism; want of method; untidiness ... show more

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

Roget 315: agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, ... show more



2 turmoil

Violent agitation.

synonym: tumult.

3 turmoil

Disturbance usually in protest.

synonyms: agitation, excitement, hullabaloo, upheaval.

Dutch: herrie


Moby thesaurus: ado, agitation, ailment, anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism, anarchy, antinomianism, anxiety, anxiousness, arsy-varsiness, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, brawl, broil, brouhaha, bustle, cacophony ... show more.

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