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turmoil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of turmoil

  1. 1 a disturbed or uneasy state was in turmoil most of the night, trying to convince himself he had made the right decision Synonyms of turmoil disquiet, ferment, fermentation, restiveness, restlessness, Sturm und Drang, unrest, uneasiness, unquietnessWords Related to turmoil fidgets; 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, welterNear Antonyms of turmoil order, orderlinessAntonyms of turmoil calm, ease, peace, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)

  2. 2 a state of noisy, confused activity avoided the turmoil of the mall during the holiday season Synonyms of turmoil ado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, commotion, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zooWords Related to turmoil cacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzyNear Antonyms of turmoil calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness



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