Turmoil Definition

tûrmoil
noun
Tumult; commotion; uproar; confusion.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
verb
(obsolete, intransitive) To be disquieted or confused; to be in commotion.
Wiktionary
(obsolete) To harass with commotion; to disquiet; to worry.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Turmoil

Noun

Singular:
turmoil
Plural:
turmoils

Origin of Turmoil

  • Unknown origin. Perhaps from Old French tremouille (“the hopper of a mill").

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

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

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