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
The revelations have thrown Ghanaian football into turmoil.
In 2016, the 92-year-old titan stepped down and plunged Viacom into turmoil.
The move by the city represents a small victory for families cast into turmoil by the investigation, but does not remove the cloud that has descended over Ellington.
Directed by Hayley Rice, the show will feature Diana Coates as the King whose hubris leads him into international turmoil and puts his people at high risk.
Hurricane Maria’s death toll was around 4,600, according to a new Harvard study; Italy’s political turmoil roils the stock market.
For the last decade, the world has experienced a rolling series of crises, in which financial turmoil fuels economic despair which intensifies political dysfunction which — through financial markets — can spread across oceans and repeat the pattern.
One week before the election, Jodi Remke on Tuesday submitted her resignation as chairwoman of California’s state campaign watchdog agency amid turmoil as other members of its governing panel were moving to reduce her powers.
Italy’s turmoil comes as other European bulwarks are shaking loose.
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TURMOIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turmoil for English Language Learners
: a state of confusion or disorder
TURMOIL Defined for Kids
Definition of turmoil for Students
- … Tom made an honest effort to study, but the turmoil within him was too great.
- —Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer
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