turmoil


tur·moil

noun \ˈtər-ˌmi(-ə)l\

: a state of confusion or disorder

Full Definition of TURMOIL

:  a state or condition of extreme confusion, agitation, or commotion

Examples of TURMOIL

  1. The country has been in turmoil for the past 10 years.
  2. a period of political turmoil
  3. His life has been in a constant turmoil.

Origin of TURMOIL

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1526

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