Synonyms of 'madhouse'
1 chaosDictionary, turmoil, bedlam
That place is a madhouse.
2 psychiatric hospital, mental hospital, mental institution
It was said that he was 'ripe for the madhouse'.
funny farm (facetious)
loony bin (slang)
rubber room (US , slang)
laughing academy (US , slang)
usage noteThe word madhouse is offensive when used to refer to a psychiatric hospital. The same applies to the term insane asylum. The best term to use is psychiatric hospital.
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Bedlam means a great deal of noise and disorder. People often say 'It was bedlam' to mean 'There was bedlam'.
He is causing bedlam at the hotel.
Turmoil is a state of confusion, disorder, uncertainty, or great anxiety.
the political turmoil of 1989
Thesaurus for madhouse from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe a place or situation as a madhouse , you mean that it is full of confusion and noise .