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
This quarter, even mounting tensions with North Korea, two deadly U.S. hurricanes and escalating political turmoil haven’t provided a comparable catalyst.
President Donald Trump repeatedly claims that the Affordable Care Act is in a death spiral, and has withdrawn support for it in many ways, fostering turmoil that has prompted many insurers to drop out or raise rates by double digits.
Nothing was harder for Roosevelt to overcome than the division between isolationists (a majority in terms of public opinion) and internationalists convinced that the United States could not turn its back on mounting turmoil overseas.
To avoid provoking renewed turmoil, the European Central Bank is moving slowly.
BBVA’s stake of just under half in Garanti, Turkey’s second-biggest bank, looks like a good bet on a young, tech-hungry country, despite political turmoil there.
That turmoil has most directly affected the 1.4 million Californians who buy exchange plans and about 1 million more estimated to purchase individual coverage plans off-exchange.
He was born in Guinea-Bissau, a country on Africa’s west coast that has been slumped in political turmoil since the 1970s.
The English citizens who had been through so much political and religious turmoil thought that Catholic Mary Tudor, with her ties to other Catholic monarchs, was the rightful inheritor of the throne.
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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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