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Definition of 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

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

I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
Robert Burns

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

Journalists are in the same madly rocking boat as diplomats and statesmen. Like them, when the Cold War ended, they looked for a new world order and found a new world disorder. If making and conducting foreign policy in today's turbulent environment is difficult, so is practicing journalism.
Henry Grunwald

The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
Charles Trevelyan
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Turbulent Translations

turbulent in Spanish is turbulento
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