Maelstrom in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Maelstrom

a situation in which there is great confusion, violence, and destruction, or a very powerful whirlpool

Examples of Maelstrom in a sentence

Following the divorce, Judy was beset by such a maelstrom of emotions that she decided to talk to a counselor. 🔊

Because there were so many flowers at the wedding reception, the hall was a maelstrom of color, fragrance, and sneezing.  🔊

Most heavy metal rock concerts are a maelstrom of energy with maximum noise and visual effects. 🔊

Even though policemen were doing their best to direct the flow of traffic around the wreck, the street was a maelstrom of hot metal, blaring horns, and shouting drivers.  🔊

As the storm worsened, it was as if the heavens had released a maelstrom of wind, hail, and nonstop lightning to alarm the people on earth.  🔊

Although scientists were at a loss to explain the sudden appearance of such a large maelstrom off of the Australian coast, witnesses were positive that they had seen a ship spiraling down into the depths of the sea.  🔊

Whether you’re talking about the economy, the health care system, foreign and domestic terrorism, or threats of war abroad, there’s no doubt that we seem to be in a continuing maelstrom of pollitics.  🔊

After her initial joyous reaction to the pregnancy test results, Ginny began to wonder if she was ready for the maelstrom of sleepless nights, diapers, car seats, illness, juggling chores, and everything else that goes with parenthood.  🔊

In Mark Twain’s classic novel, Huckleberry Finn endures a maelstrom of confusion and doubt as he tries to walk the line between what he believes in his heart and what his culture says is right.  🔊

As the tornado thundered through town, pieces of buildings and all sorts of other debris were hurtling through the air, and the destruction of the maelstrom was total.  🔊

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