Entropy is defined as a state of disorder or decline into disorder.(noun)
An example of entropy is a stock market that is in chaos and that makes no sense and isn't predictable.
See entropy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ger entropie, arbitrary use (by R. J. E. Clausius, 1822-88, Ger physicist) of Gr entropē, a turning toward, as if < Ger en(ergie), energy + Gr tropē, a turning: see trope
See entropy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. en·tro·pies
Origin: German Entropie
Origin: : Greek en-, in; see en-2
Origin: + Greek tropē, transformation; see trep- in Indo-European roots.
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