TURMOIL', noun [I know not the origin of this word; but it is probably from the root of the Latin turba, turbo, turma, or of turn.]
Disturbance, tumult; harassing labor; trouble; molestation by tumult.
There I'll rest, as after much turmoil
A blessed soul doth in Elysium.
TURMOIL', verb transitive To harass with commotion.
It is her fatal misfortune--to be miserably tossed and turmoiled with these storms of affliction.
1. To disquiet; to weary.
TURMOIL', verb intransitive To be disquieted; to be in commotion.