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turmoil (noun) a state of great anxiety, confusion and uncertainty.
A country experiences political when there is no proper government in the country resulting in total confusion, uncertainty, disturbance and anxiety. Economic turmoil is a state in which a country finds itself without proper finances, and the people are poor. A person passes through an emotional turmoil when they experience a lot of worry, anxiety and uncertainty because of their personal problems.
- Iraq is now in deep turmoil. The death of Saddam Hussein has left it in complete disorder. Acts of violence, group clashes, lawlessness, etc., have become common and nobody knows when there will be proper order in the country.
- The emotional turmoil she had been through because of her love affair, ended happily with her marriage with her beloved. She had not been certain that her parents would agree to the marriage and that had caused her great uncertainty, confusion and worry. Now all that ended.