What does the word turmoil mean?

Usage examples for turmoil

  1. I stood upon a hill, and watched the death Of the day's turmoil. – A Woman's Love Letters by Sophie M. Almon-Hensley
  2. The place had never known turmoil or stir. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. And now it was thrown into an indescribable turmoil by five words of a telegram, suddenly, with no warning whatever. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett