2 violent agitation [syn: tumult]
Turmoil means chaos or disorder. It also has the following uses:
- Turmoil (1984 video game), a 1984 video game released by Bug Byte
- The Triplane Turmoil series, a 1996 video game by Finnish Dodekaedron Software and its sequel
- Team in Turmoil, the second episode of ESPN's minseries The Bronx Is Burning
- Xinhai Lhasa Turmoil, the racial clash in the Lhasa region of Tibet and various mutinies as a result of the Wuchang Uprising.
- Turmoil, a fictional character in SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron
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