Middle English Dictionary Entry

turbāciǒun n.
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1.
(a) Violent agitation, turbulence; (b) physiol. some kind of disordered bodily condition, ?a humoral disturbance; ~ of colour, ?the rush of blood to the face, flushing; ?blotchiness or muddiness of the complexion; (c) a commotion, fuss; disorderliness, disarray; also, astrol. the negative effects or disorder produced by an unfortunate aspect; (d) an act of harassment, a bothersome or disturbing act; (e) mental or spiritual agitation, perturbation, disquietude; also, an instance of such disquietude.