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.
pandemonium definition by Webster's New World
pandemonium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A very noisy place: “The whole lobby was a perfect pandemonium, and the din was terrific” (Jerome K. Jerome).
- Wild uproar or noise. See Synonyms at noise.
Origin: From Pandǽmonium, capital of Hell in Paradise Lost, an epic poem by John Milton : Greek pan-, pan- + Late Latin daemonium, demon (from Greek daimonion, from daimōn, lesser god, demon; see demon).
- panˌde·moˈni·ac adjective
Variant of Pandemonium