Synonyms of 'chaos'
complete disorder or confusionThe country appears to be sliding towards chaos.
The emergency room was in disorder.
The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
the economic mayhem that this country's going through now
The overturned lorry wreaked havoc on the roads.
Their liberal traditions were slipping into anarchy.
Lawlessness is a major problem.
There was pandemonium in the court as the verdict was delivered.
He is causing bedlam at the hotel.
the recent tumult in global financial markets
The army is suffering from low morale and disorganization.
The whole worl's in a state o' chassis! – Juno and the Paycock]Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds – Dominations and Powers]Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit – The Education of Henry Adams]
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in the sense of anarchy
general lawlessness and disorderTheir liberal traditions were slipping into anarchy.
in the sense of bedlam
a noisy confused situationHe is causing bedlam at the hotel.
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