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.

How to use Turmoil in a Sentence?

  • Some appear, only to be instantly swallowed in the boiling turmoil of the flaming orb.
  • The turmoil began at a sacred feast, and the victors devoured one of the vanquished.
  • It seems like holy ground to people coming in suddenly out of the turmoil and emotion of life.
  • At first the thoughts run on with a tangle and jangle, a turmoil almost of madness ...
  • The whole structure of glowing logs fell down, raising a small turmoil of white ashes and sparks.
  • Now you will come out of a confusion of people, Out of a turmoil of speech about you.
  • As she spoke, quietly, gravely, with authority, the turmoil gradually subsided.
  • A painful turmoil raged within her; but outwardly she was so calm that Harboro was puzzled.
  • In his heart was a turmoil of feeling, to the surface of which continued to rise pity for Julius.
  • It seems almost unbelievable after the years of maddening turmoil I have lived through....
  • In one second Hawk Carse was snatched from sleep into the turmoil of a fight for life.
  • And then it beat on again in a furious turmoil of contradiction of this impossible thing that she was telling him.
  • Marthe rested in my arms during the hour of sleep which we snatched out of the mad turmoil of that night.
  • So far away was he from the world that by a paradox of psychology he viewed its turmoil with a clearer eye.
  • Keith had been wondering, in the aching turmoil that was his brain, where the gold-banded monarch was.
  • At last the turmoil of placing us was over; and the good lady was compelled to be quiet for a little.
  • Quite apart from the horrible turmoil his reappearance caused in her life, she was shakingly revolted by his presence.
  • 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.
  • The story displeased the republican audience, who hissed and hooted till the turmoil compelled the fall of the curtain.
  • Pathema turned to leave the arena, but the tension and turmoil and reaction were now telling fast upon her fragile frame.
  • Why is it that I have intruded into this turmoil and manifested a desire to get our orthography purged of its asininities?
  • Our house is in a turmoil from morning till night with women charging in like a mob, or stealing out like conspirators.
  • Mike glanced round him and groaned aloud; he could have wept, so great was the turmoil in his heart and in his mind.
  • In a moment we were in a fierce turmoil of cracking guns, flashing swords, and streaming blood and sweat.
  • The equinoctial gales had not yet arrived to convert the placid surface of the sea into a regular turmoil of short, broken waves.
  • 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.
  • As for Alan, in the rush and turmoil of departure he almost forgot the question of an immediate marriage.
  • 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.
  • Yet in the turmoil of his brain a pale, scared little face, with wild, beseeching eyes, was ever before him.
  • My brain sickened with the endless gliding and turmoil of descent, and I turned aside to speak to my companion.
  • When the tide is high, and the river swollen by heavy rains, there is a turmoil of waters at the bar, ocean and river contending for mastery.
  • I came out of my study upon the landing when I heard the turmoil of her arrival below, and she came upstairs with a quickened gladness.
  • The idea that any one outside the Ark could have survived, and could now be afloat amid this turmoil of waters, had not occurred to their minds.

Short Example Sentence for Turmoil

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

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