A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
A whirling mass of water forming a vacuum at its center, into which anything caught in the motion is drawn; whirlpool
Violent anger; rage.
A heavy shower or volley of things
A current, as of water or air, moving in a direction that is different from that of the main current. Eddies generally involve circular motion; unstable patterns of eddies are often called turbulence .
Civil disturbance or insurrection; disorder.
The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
A current of water moving beneath and in a different direction from that of the surface water
Water in rapid, violent, whirling motion caused by two meeting currents, by winds meeting tides, etc. and tending to form a circle into which floating objects are drawn; vortex or eddy of water
The part of a body of liquid or gas that has a continuous onward movement:
Whirling confusion or disorder:
Find another word for maelstrom. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for maelstrom, like: upheaval, turmoil, vortex, fury, storm, eddy, commotion, confusion, cacophony, undertow and whirlpool.