Turbulent Definition

tûrbyə-lənt
adjective
Moving rapidly or violently.
Turbulent rapids.
American Heritage
Full of commotion or wild disorder.
Webster's New World

Origin of Turbulent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin turbulentus from turba turmoil turbid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin turbulentus, from turba (“disorder, tumult").

    From Wiktionary

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