pandemonium[pan′də mō′nē əm]
Pandemonium at a sports stadium.
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.
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, “all") (equivalent to English pan-) + Late Latin daemonium (“evil spirit, demon"), from Ancient Greek Î´Î±Î¯Î¼Ï‰Î½ (daimÅn, “demon").
Variant of Pandemonium