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Another word for turmoil

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Noun
  1. A state of discomposure

      1. Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes
      2. Emotional disturbance or excitement
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
      1. A state of indecisive agitation.
      2. A form of noise which is intentionally applied to randomize errors which occur in the processing of both digital audio and digital video data
      3. A nervously excited or confused condition
      1. The condition of being flustered
      2. A state of agitation, confusion, or excitement.
      1. Rapid fluctuation in the pitch of a sound reproduction resulting from variations in the speed of the recording or reproducing equipment.
      2. A condition of nervous excitement or agitation:
      3. A fluttering movement; vibration
      1. (Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
      2. Something that perturbs; disturbance
      3. A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
      1. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
      2. A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
      3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
      1. The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset:
      2. A condition of indigestion:
      3. An upsetting or being upset
      1. A foam formed by soap or detergent agitated in water, as in washing or shaving.
      2. Froth formed by profuse sweating, as on a horse.
      3. (Informal) A condition of anxious or heated discomposure; agitation:
      1. A state of vexation or worry
      2. A dish cooked by stewing, especially a mixture of meat or fish and vegetables with stock.
      3. (Informal) Mental agitation:
    See also:

    calm

  2. An interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

      1. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
      2. Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
      3. Emotional disturbance or excitement
      1. Civil disturbance or insurrection; disorder.
      2. A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
      3. A condition of turbulent motion.
      1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
      2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
      3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
      1. The condition of being disturbed:
      2. Mental or emotional unbalance or disorder.
      3. Commotion; disorder
      1. Anything helter-skelter
      2. Turmoil; confusion.
      1. A slight movement:
      2. An excited reaction or commotion:
      3. Movement; activity; agitation
      1. Noisy commotion, as of a crowd; uproar
      2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
      3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
      1. An instance or type of such state or disturbance.
      2. (Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
      3. Commotion or wild disorder
      1. Loud, confused noise; din
      2. An impassioned protest or heated controversy:
      3. A condition of noisy excitement and confusion; a tumult:
      1. (Phonet.) A sound articulated with a single rapid touch of the tongue against the roof of the mouth
      2. The sound produced by this motion.
      3. (Aeron.) A pilot-controlled airfoil; esp., a section hinged to the trailing edge of a wing between the aileron and the fuselage, usually used to increase lift or drag
      1. A task yet to be done; an item on a to-do list.
      2. An excited reaction; a commotion or fuss.
      3. A commotion; stir; fuss
    See also:

    calm

    order

  3. A state of uneasiness and usually resentment brewing to an eventual explosion

      1. An agent, such as an enzyme, bacterium, or fungus, that brings about fermentation.
      2. A substance or organism causing fermentation, as yeast, bacteria, enzymes, etc.
      3. A state of agitation or of turbulent change or development.
      1. An early Romantic movement in 18th-cent. German literature and music
      2. A German romantic literary movement of the late 1700s whose works typically depicted the struggles of a highly emotional individual against conventional society.
      3. Turmoil; ferment:
      1. A troubled or disturbed state; restlessness; disquiet; uneasiness; specif., a condition of angry discontent and protest verging on revolt
      2. A state of trouble, confusion and turbulence, especially in a political context; a time of riots, demonstrations and protests.
      3. An uneasy or troubled condition; unease or discontent:
    See also:

    calm

    peace

Another word for turmoil

Noun
      1. The act of agitating or the state of being agitated.
      2. Emotional disturbance or excitement
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
      1. The state or quality of being turbulent:
      2. (Uncountable) Disturbance in a gas or fluid, characterized by evidence of internal motion or unrest.
      3. (Uncountable) Specifically, a state of agitation or disturbance in the air which is disruptive to an aircraft.
      1. A violent public disturbance of the peace, by a number of persons (specified, in law, usually as three or more) assembled together
      2. An unrestrained outburst, as of laughter
      3. Wild or violent disorder, confusion, or disturbance; tumult; uproar