Chaos Definition

kāŏs
noun
Extreme confusion or disorder.
Webster's New World
The disorder of formless matter and infinite space, supposed to have existed before the ordered universe.
Webster's New World
A disorderly mass; a jumble.
The desk was a chaos of papers and unopened letters.
American Heritage
A pattern or state of order existing within apparent disorder, as in the irregularities of a coastline or a snowflake.
Webster's New World
Chaos theory.
American Heritage
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pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Amoebidae — several very large amoebae.

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Other Word Forms of Chaos

Noun

Singular:
chaos
Plural:
chaoses

Origin of Chaos

  • Middle English formless primordial space from Latin from Greek khaos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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