- The intentional destruction of clocks and other time artifacts
- (politics) The desire to crush the prevailing sense of time, due to a conflict regarding the fixation of linear time in a community
- A temporarily frazzled mental state resulting from confusion over what time it is.
- (science fiction) An interference with the course of history caused by time travel.
From Ancient Greek χρόνος (khronos, “time”), and κλάστης (klastēs, “a person who breaks something”); from κλάω (klaō, “break”)