turbulent

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈtɜːbjələnt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
turbulent

Comparative
more turbulent

Superlative
most turbulent

  1. If something becomes turbulent, it was violently disturbed or agitated.
    It is dangerous to sail in turbulent seas.
  2. If something isturbulent, it is being in, or causing disturbance or unrest.
    The mid-19th century was a turbulent time in American history.

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