Turmoil in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Turmoil

(obsolete, intransitive) To be disquieted or confused; to be in commotion. | (obsolete, transitive) To harass with commotion; to disquiet; to worry. | A state of great disorder or uncertainty.

Short Example Sentences for Turmoil

  • 1. The turmoil continued to increase. 🔊
  • 2. Here all the turmoil of the world beyond was ignored. 🔊
  • 3. It became a furious turmoil of broken water. 🔊
  • 4. There was a raid in force now, and the turmoil ceased. 🔊
  • 5. You must enjoy it greatly, after the turmoil of society. 🔊
  • 6. His brain was a turmoil as he tried to imagine what was before them. 🔊
  • 7. It was the causation of renewed turmoil after time of peace. 🔊

How to use Turmoil in Sentences?

  • 1. Some appear, only to be instantly swallowed in the boiling turmoil of the flaming orb. 🔊
  • 2. The turmoil began at a sacred feast, and the victors devoured one of the vanquished. 🔊
  • 3. It seems like holy ground to people coming in suddenly out of the turmoil and emotion of life. 🔊
  • 4. At first the thoughts run on with a tangle and jangle, a turmoil almost of madness ... 🔊
  • 5. Now you will come out of a confusion of people, Out of a turmoil of speech about you. 🔊
  • 6. The whole structure of glowing logs fell down, raising a small turmoil of white ashes and sparks. 🔊
  • 7. In his heart was a turmoil of feeling, to the surface of which continued to rise pity for Julius. 🔊
  • 8. A painful turmoil raged within her; but outwardly she was so calm that Harboro was puzzled. 🔊
  • 9. As she spoke, quietly, gravely, with authority, the turmoil gradually subsided. 🔊
  • 10. It seems almost unbelievable after the years of maddening turmoil I have lived through.... 🔊
  • 11. In one second Hawk Carse was snatched from sleep into the turmoil of a fight for life. 🔊
  • 12. And then it beat on again in a furious turmoil of contradiction of this impossible thing that she was telling him. 🔊
  • 13. Marthe rested in my arms during the hour of sleep which we snatched out of the mad turmoil of that night. 🔊
  • 14. So far away was he from the world that by a paradox of psychology he viewed its turmoil with a clearer eye. 🔊
  • 15. Keith had been wondering, in the aching turmoil that was his brain, where the gold-banded monarch was. 🔊
  • 16. At last the turmoil of placing us was over; and the good lady was compelled to be quiet for a little. 🔊
  • 17. Quite apart from the horrible turmoil his reappearance caused in her life, she was shakingly revolted by his presence. 🔊
  • 18. They were there enabled to have a few hours of recreation and pleasure, and to forget the busy hum of the city with its turmoil and heat. 🔊
  • 19. The story displeased the republican audience, who hissed and hooted till the turmoil compelled the fall of the curtain. 🔊
  • 20. Pathema turned to leave the arena, but the tension and turmoil and reaction were now telling fast upon her fragile frame. 🔊
  • 21. Why is it that I have intruded into this turmoil and manifested a desire to get our orthography purged of its asininities? 🔊
  • 22. In a moment we were in a fierce turmoil of cracking guns, flashing swords, and streaming blood and sweat. 🔊
  • 23. Mike glanced round him and groaned aloud; he could have wept, so great was the turmoil in his heart and in his mind. 🔊
  • 24. Our house is in a turmoil from morning till night with women charging in like a mob, or stealing out like conspirators. 🔊
  • 25. The equinoctial gales had not yet arrived to convert the placid surface of the sea into a regular turmoil of short, broken waves. 🔊
  • 26. As for Alan, in the rush and turmoil of departure he almost forgot the question of an immediate marriage. 🔊
  • 27. Every soul in the monastery rose, and those who found each other in the turmoil of the night, exhorted one another to meet death bravely. 🔊
  • 28. It would be a deliberate abdication of our hitherto proud position as spokesmen, even amid the turmoil of war, for the law and the right. 🔊