Definition of 'chaos'


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1. obsolete, rare A given medium; a space in which something exists or lives; an environment.

2. mathematics Behaviour of iterative non-linear systems in which arbitrarily small variations in initial conditions become magnified over time.

3. obsolete A vast chasm or abyss.

4. Any state of disorder, any confused or amorphous mixture or conglomeration.

5. The unordered state of matter in classical accounts of cosmogony

6. fantasy One of the two metaphysical forces of the world in some fantasy settings, as opposed to law.

7. The disordered state of unformed matter and infinite space supposed in some cosmogonic views to have existed before the ordered universe.

8. A condition or place of great disorder or confusion.

9. Obsolete An abyss; a chasm.

10. Chaos theory.

11. A disorderly mass; a jumble.

12. Mathematics A dynamical system that has a sensitive dependence on its initial conditions.

13. Any confused or disordered collection or state of things; a confused mixture; confusion; disorder.

14. Archaic An empty, immeasurable space; a yawning chasm.

15. The confused, unorganized condition or mass of matter before the creation of distinct and orderly forms.

16. (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe

17. (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions

18. the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos

19. The confused or formless elementary state, not fully existing, in which the universe is supposed to have been latent before the order, uniformities, or laws of nature had been developed or created: the opposite of cosmos.

20. [capitalized] The void of unformed matter personified and deemed by some among the Greeks as the oldest of the gods.

21. A vacant space or chasm; empty, immeasurable space.

22. A confused mixture of parts or elements; confusion; disorder.

23. In the language of the alchemists, the atmosphere: first so used by Paracelsus.


1. Bring utter misery and chaos to millions of people by going on strike.

2. Second, a No vote could bring political chaos.

3. It comes after scenes of chaos last summer.

4. This cannot be done in the short term without causing complete chaos.

5. What can you do with this chaos but bring out moments of beauty and of drama?

6. Yet the backdrop to my journey towards adulthood was one of economic and political chaos.

7. The first official festival was utter chaos.

8. The world of giants is a world of chaos.

9. He added it was not a return to the freezing conditions which caused chaos last month.

10. It was complete chaos in the theatre.

11. The country faces economic and social chaos.

12. Patients were screaming out in pain and the ward appeared to be in utter chaos.

13. The world chaos does not capture it.

14. Do you remember the chaos last year when you ran out of salt?

15. Complete chaos that makes for a blinding read.

16. That would lead to economic chaos and cost jobs.

17. It is a desert scene of utter chaos.

18. All the coverage of the snow chaos was complete overkill.

19. Such a policy would disrupt the balance of power and lead to economic and social chaos.

20. But his selection and the feeble dogma behind it has caused utter chaos.

21. The reason why the world is in chaos is because things are being loved and people are being used.

22. Because the world is basically chaos.

23. WHY is it that a mere dusting of snow can bring chaos to much of the country?

24. MORE heavy rain is expected to bring chaos to large areas today.

25. A new course brings chaos from the off, with two tough new challenges involving floating tiles and spinning hoops.

26. Some of the early investigators of chaos were the American physicist Mitchell Feigenbaum; the Polish-born mathematician and inventor of fractals see fractal geometry Benoit Mandelbrot; the American mathematician James Yorke, who popularized the term “chaos”; and the American meteorologist Edward Lorenz.

27. Hiroshi believes that although very chaotic with a ‘mess’ of cables, this chaos is also beautiful.

28. I hope that the chaos is abating on schedule today!

29. I love San Diego as a city, but it simply can no longer handle this event, and this nearly insignificant expansion isn't going to change anything. agonist yeah, the lines suck but the chaos is also kindof exciting. you have to be a hardcore fan to get into some of the panels and that in itself is like a geeky badge of coolness.

30. He thinks of it as planet Earth and that Earth is this spaceship, carrying us through what he calls the chaos of space into safety.

31. As readers, we know the chaos is there because the existence of the characters implies it, however, we're not forced to try to take it all in.

32. Did you know that the word child comes from the same root as the word chaos?

33. Plus, one California mayor will tell us his plan for fixing what he calls the chaos now masquerading as a border.

34. ‘You find yourself at the brink of an important change that brings emotional chaos and confusion today.’

35. ‘That's the way to create the impression of confusion, panic and chaos.’

36. ‘I am whisked through the doors to a chaos of people and boxes and props on the other side.’

37. ‘Snow caused commuter chaos across the region today and closed both runways at Manchester Airport.’

38. ‘For the present it's a chaos of building and redevelopment projects spread out over a maze of roadworks.’

39. ‘Her desire to get what she wants throws her life into a chaos she may not be able to escape from.’

40. ‘The biggest risk from a dirty bomb is the chaos and confusion caused by mass panic.’

41. ‘Road bosses are aiming to prevent a repeat of last winter's chaos when the region is plunged into deep freeze next week.’

42. ‘The stoppage will cripple services across this region, leading to chaos for passengers.’

43. ‘Violent thunderstorms and rain caused chaos on the region's roads and railways last night.’

44. ‘Council bosses have been urged to consider buying extra gritting vehicles after this week's snow chaos.’

45. ‘Motorists in south Essex slipped and slithered to work today as the first snow of winter caused chaos on the roads.’

46. ‘They thrive on disruption and chaos, and seek to complicate any chance for a negotiated solution.’

47. ‘His work seems to depict the confusion, guilt, uncertainty and chaos of modern life.’

48. ‘Department stores commonly have chaos and pandemonium on their floors, and this one was the same.’

49. ‘However, in trying to create the ideal world for just the motorist for so long, it now creates chaos and havoc for everyone.’

50. ‘When law and order break down in a country it must be the first step towards anarchy and chaos.’

51. ‘Resulting restrictions and traffic chaos will throw the entire area into turmoil for up to four hours.’

52. ‘In a situation of total economic chaos, only a small number of profiteers have something to gain.’

53. ‘Rail chaos hit commuters early yesterday morning with delays of up to 40 minutes.’

54. ‘By these means, the study of chaos and complexity has become a subculture within science.’

55. ‘Interestingly, this view is increasingly embraced by theories of dynamical systems and chaos.’

56. ‘A great example of a nonlinear system exhibiting chaos is all around you: the weather.’

57. ‘The phenomenon of chaos is still not completely understood and mathematicians work on it even today.’

58. ‘The thing about strange attractors is that they bring their own kind of beautiful order to chaos, but it is still chaos.’

59. ‘They had known each other since the advent of the chaos that existed before time gave its birth cry.’

60. ‘Creation stories describe in various ways the essential struggle between chaos and form.’

61. ‘There is, however, the universal law that brings about order out of chaos and creates harmony.’

62. ‘We just happen, in this picture, to be in a Universe produced by a random fluctuation within the chaos.’

63. ‘In Greek mythology, chaos is the goddess of emptiness and confusion who gave birth to the Universe.’

64. ‘The greater threat is known to the Humans and is humanity's nemesis called chaos.’

65. ‘The ordered world of her childhood had been ripped apart and she stood on the edge the Abyss and stared into the face of chaos.’

66. there was chaos in the office that they simply couldn't work

Other users have misspelling chaos as:

1. cheolsoo 4.5%

2. caos 2.4%

3. choas 1.5%

4. Other 91.6%

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