Synonyms for turmoil

Grammar : Noun
Spell : tur-moil
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtɜr mɔɪl

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Définition of turmoil

Origin :
  • 1520s, perhaps an alteration of Middle French tremouille "mill hopper," in reference to the hopper's constant motion to and fro, from Latin trimodia "vessel containing three modii," from modius, a Roman dry measure, related to modus "measure." Attested earlier in English as a verb (1510s), though this now is obsolete.
  • noun chaos
Example sentences :
  • Hast thou heard the saying of Gwgan, After escaping from the turmoil?
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • All the agitation and turmoil of the last few months seemed to fall away from him.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I have so often come to them from the heat and turmoil of controversy.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • Just think of it—all that fuss and all that turmoil over something so obvious.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • Then, in the turmoil of his mind, there was no thought of the girl.
  • Extract from : « The World Beyond » by Raymond King Cummings
  • The turmoil and the uproar were congenial to my vexed spirit.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • London was unusually quiet after the roar and turmoil of the day.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • Amid all the turmoil of his soul, the incident had arrested him.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • In his life of turmoil and bloodshed he had halted to secure for her the right to a principality.
  • Extract from : « The Treasure Trail » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • They had stood through all the turmoil as their master had long since trained them to stand.
  • Extract from : « The Twins of Suffering Creek » by Ridgwell Cullum

Antonyms for turmoil

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