Turbulence
Turbulence Tur"bu*lence, n. [L. turbulentia: cf. F. turbulebce.] The quality or state of being turbulent; a disturbed state; tumult; disorder; agitation. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The years of . . . warfare and turbulence which ensued. --Southey. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Agitation; commotion; tumult; tumultuousness; termagance; unruliness; insubordination; rioting. [1913 Webster]


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