Synonyms for turbulent

Synonyms for (adj) turbulent

Synonyms: turbulent, churning, roiled, roiling, roily

Definition: (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence

Usage: the river's roiling current; turbulent rapids

Similar words: agitated

Definition: physically disturbed or set in motion

Usage: the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled

Synonyms: riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent, disruptive

Definition: characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

Usage: effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive; riotous times; these troubled areas; the tumultuous years of his administration; a turbulent and unruly childhood

Similar words: unquiet

Definition: characterized by unrest or disorder

Usage: unquiet days of riots; following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation; spent an unquiet night tossing and turning

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