pandemonium[pan′də mō′nē əm]
- Pandemonium is defined as a place with chaos, noise and confusion.
An example of pandemonium is the arena full of the fans whose team has just won the Superbowl for the first time in 12 years.
Pandemonium at a sports stadium.
Origin of pandemoniumFrom Pandæmonium, capital of Hell in Paradise Lost, an epic poem by John Milton : Greek pan-, pan- + Greek daimōn, lesser god, demon; see demon + New Latin -ium, neuter n. suffix; see -ium.
(plural pandemoniums or pandemonia)
Coined by John Milton in "Paradise Lost," PandÃ¦monium, from Ancient Greek Ï€á¾¶Î½ (pan, â€œallâ€) (equivalent to English pan-) + Late Latin daemonium (â€œevil spirit, demonâ€), from Ancient Greek Î´Î±Î¯Î¼Ï‰Î½ (daimÅn, â€œdemonâ€).
Variant of Pandemonium