Examples of turmoil in a Sentence
The country has been in turmoil for the past 10 years.
a period of political turmoil
His life has been in a constant turmoil.
Recent Examples of turmoil from the Web
Read more: How the Panama Papers Sunk Another World Leader: QuickTake Q&A Pakistan has been roiled by political turmoil ahead of elections next year.
The primary purpose of the op-ed seems to be to reassure investors that Oscar is prepared to weather whatever policy turmoil is headed its way.
Oil prices had moved back into bull-market territory in late September, buoyed by geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East and OPEC’s efforts to eliminate about 2% of global supply with the help of external producers.
Nelson has been a steady presence at a place rocked by turmoil in its signature sport, boys basketball.
The Chinese official justification for inaction is that the refugee crisis was created by internal political turmoil in countries such as Libya, Syria and Afghanistan.
Ex-UnitedHealth executive Boudreaux to step in, report says Move would follow collapse of Cigna deal, Obamacare turmoilLess than a year after the implosion of his insurance megadeal, Anthem Inc.
After two-plus years of transition and turmoil, Morton is starting to resemble the program that Roy Richards built before he was forced out after the 2014 season.
Of course, the human and ecological damage will inevitably create more economic turmoil.
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Origin and Etymology of turmoil
First Known Use: 1526See Words from the same year
Synonymsdisquiet, ferment, fermentation, restiveness, restlessness, Sturm und Drang, unrest, uneasiness, unquietness
Antonymscalm, ease, peace, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)
Related Wordsfidgets; agitation, commotion, confusion, excitement, hubbub, moil, stir, storm, trouble, tumult, tumultuousness, turbulence, upheaval, uproar, unsettlement; disruption, perturbation; agitation, anxiety, disquietude, inquietude, queasiness, tension, unease; anarchy, chaos, disorder, welter
Near Antonymsorder, orderliness
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