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Definition of Turbulent

Turbulent

  1. Disturbed; agitated; tumultuous; roused to violent commotion; as, the turbulent ocean.
  2. Disposed to insubordination and disorder; restless; unquiet; refractory; as, turbulent spirits.
  3. Producing commotion; disturbing; exciting.

Turbulent Quotations

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.
Mikhail Lermontov

We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today's complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.
Vladimir Putin

The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
Nikola Tesla

The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right.
Alexander Hamilton

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.
Washington Irving
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Turbulent Translations

turbulent in Spanish is turbulento
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