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cha·os

 (kā′ŏs′)
n.
1. A condition or place of great disorder or confusion.
2. A disorderly mass; a jumble: The desk was a chaos of papers and unopened letters.
3. often Chaos The disordered state of unformed matter and infinite space supposed in some cosmogonic views to have existed before the ordered universe.
4. Chaos theory.
5. Mathematics A dynamical system that has a sensitive dependence on its initial conditions.
6. Obsolete An abyss; a chasm.

[Middle English, formless primordial space, from Latin, from Greek khaos.]

cha·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
cha·ot′i·cal·ly adv.

cha•ot•ic

(keɪˈɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. completely confused or disordered.
2. Physics, Math. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of chaos: a chaotic attractor.
[1705–15; chao (s) + -tic]
cha•ot′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chaotic - lacking a visible order or organization
disorganised, disorganized - lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate"
2.chaotic - completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties"
3.chaotic - of or relating to a sensitive dependence on initial conditions
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"

chaotic

chaotic

adjective
Characterized by physical confusion:
Informal: mixed-up.
Translations
مُشَوَّشمُشَوَّش، فَوْضى، خَراب
caòtic
chaotický
kaotisk
sekasortoinen
kaotičan
zûrzavaros
óskipulegur
大混乱した
혼돈된
haotic
chaotický
kaotisk
ยุ่งเหยิง
hỗn loạn

chaotic

[keɪˈɒtɪk] ADJcaótico

chaotic

[keɪˈɒtɪk] adj [scene, situation] → chaotique; [traffic] → chaotique; [mess, pile] → en désordre

chaotic

adjchaotisch

chaotic

[keɪˈɒtɪk] adjcaotico/a, confuso/a

chaos

(ˈkeios) noun
complete disorder or confusion. The place was in utter chaos after the burglary.
chaˈotic (-tik) adjective
chaˈotically adverb

chaotic

مُشَوَّش chaotický kaotisk chaotisch χαοτικός caótico sekasortoinen chaotique kaotičan caotico 大混乱した 혼돈된 chaotisch kaotisk chaotyczny caótico хаотический kaotisk ยุ่งเหยิง karmakarışık hỗn loạn 混乱的

chaotic

n. caótico-a, desordenado-a.
References in classic literature ?
John was a mild man, but he was human, and after a long day's work to come home tired, hungry, and hopeful, to find a chaotic house, an empty table, and a cross wife was not exactly conductive to repose of mind or manner.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
There are chaotic, blind, or drunken moments, in the lives of persons who lack real force of character,--moments of test, in which courage would most assert itself,--but where these individuals, if left to themselves, stagger aimlessly along, or follow implicitly whatever guidance may befall them, even if it be a child's.
Yes, there is death in this business of whaling --a speechlessly quick chaotic bundling of a man into Eternity.
How to make a civilization that is organized and quick, instead of a barbarism that was chaotic and slow--that is the universal human problem, not wholly solved to-day.
Behind us, to the south and east, an immense country and a chaotic heap of rocks and ice, the limits of which were not visible.
The tempest was let loose and beating the atmosphere with its mighty wings; from time to time a flash of lightning stretched across the heavens like a fiery serpent, lighting up the clouds that rolled on in vast chaotic waves.
True it is, that if the spectator approached too near, he lost the outline of the gigantic visage, and could discern only a heap of ponderous and gigantic rocks, piled in chaotic ruin one upon another.
And yet sometimes one gets a hint of what the last scene may be like in the life of a ship and her crew, which resembles a drama in its struggle against a great force bearing it up, formless, ungraspable, chaotic and mysterious, as fate.
And Minnie wound up the conversation--if so chaotic a series of remarks deserves the name--with "Only think
My emotions and sensations were childlike and chaotic inasmuch that they were very intense and primitive, and that I lay very helpless in their unrelaxing grasp.
All the strange things he had heard from Sir Nathaniel, and all those, little and big, which he had himself noticed, crowded into his mind in a chaotic way.