Turbulent

Tur"bu*lent

(?), a. [L. turbulentus, fr. turba disorder, tumult: cf. F. turbulent. See Turbid.] 1. Disturbed; agitated; tumultuous; roused to violent commotion; as, the turbulent ocean.
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Calm region once,
And full of peace, now tossed and turbulent.
Milton.
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2. Disposed to insubordination and disorder; restless; unquiet; refractory; as, turbulent spirits.
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Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit.
Dryden.
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3. Producing commotion; disturbing; exciting.
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Whose heads that turbulent liquor fills with fumes.
Milton.
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Syn. -- Disturbed; agitated; tumultuous; riotous; seditious; insubordinate; refractory; unquiet.
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