Definitions for: Chaos

[n] (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe
[n] the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos
[n] a state of extreme confusion and disorder

Webster (1913) Definition: Cha"os (k[=a]"[o^]s), n. [L. chaos chaos (in senses 1 &
2), Gr. cha`os, fr. cha`inein (root cha) to yawn, to gape, to
open widely. Cf. Chasm.]
1. An empty, immeasurable space; a yawning chasm. [Archaic]

Between us and there is fixed a great chaos. --Luke
xvi. 26

2. The confused, unorganized condition or mass of matter
before the creation of distinct and orderly forms.

3. Any confused or disordered collection or state of things;
a confused mixture; confusion; disorder.

Synonyms: bedlam, pandemonium, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness

See Also: balagan, confusion, Greek deity, physical phenomenon

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