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chaos

cha·os

chaos

 
pronunciation:
keI as
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state, condition, or place of complete disorder and confusion.
The nation was plunged into chaos by the bloody coup d'état.The office is always in chaos before a major deadline.Your desk is complete chaos--how do you find anything?
synonyms:
anarchy, confusion
antonyms:
order
similar words:
Babel, bedlam, brouhaha, commotion, disarray, discord, disorder, disruption, disturbance, ferment, havoc, imbroglio, jumble, mess, muddle, pandemonium, riot, tumble, tumult, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, uproar, upset
definition 2: the state of nothingness believed in some religions to have preceded the creation of the universe.
similar words:
abysm, abyss, nothingness, void