Definition: in a rough or chaotic state
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): unstable, stormy
Antonym(s): peaceful, calm
1. The boat ride was rather turbulent because of the choppy waters.
2. Because the two boxers really despise each other, everyone is expecting to see a turbulent fight.
3. Since Harriet and Tony had such a turbulent relationship, it’s surprising their marriage lasted this long.