The condition or quality of being turbulent.
Webster's New World
An eddying motion of the atmosphere that interrupts the flow of wind.
Turbulence is instability, unsteadiness or disorder.
When air moves in an unstable manner that causes a plane to bounce around and give a bumpy ride to passengers, this is an example of turbulence.
When you experience a lot of ups and downs in your personal life, this is an example of a time of turbulence.
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