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pan·de·mo·ni·um

 (păn′də-mō′nē-əm)
n.
A condition or scene of noisy confusion: "The whole lobby was a perfect pandemonium, and the din was terrific" (Jerome K. Jerome). See Synonyms at noise.

[From 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.]

pan′de·mo′ni·ac (-nē-ăk′) adj.

pandemonium

(ˌpændɪˈməʊnɪəm)
n
1. wild confusion; uproar
2. a place of uproar and chaos
[C17: coined by Milton to designate the capital of hell in Paradise Lost, from pan- + Greek daimōn demon]
ˌpandeˈmoniˌac, pandemoniacal, pandemonic adj

pan•de•mo•ni•um

(ˌpæn dəˈmoʊ ni əm)

n., pl. -ums.
1. wild uproar or disorder; tumult.
2. a place or scene of turmoil or utter chaos.
3. (often cap.) the abode of all the demons.
4. hell.
[1667; after Pandaemonium, Milton's name in Paradise Lost for the capital of hell]

pandemonium

- Literally means abode of all demons (or hell), from Greek pan-, "all," and daimon, "demon(s)."
See also related terms for hell.

Pandemonium

1. the abode of all demons; Heil.
2. any scène of wild confusion or disorder.
See also: Demons
1. the abode of all demons; Hell.
2. (l.c.) any scene of wild confusion or disorder.
See also: Order and Disorder

Pandemonium

 a place or gathering of wild persons; originally denoted hell [from Paradise Lost].
Examples: pandemonium of dancing and whooping, 1865; of devils; of iniquity, 1800.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pandemonium - a state of extreme confusion and disorderpandemonium - a state of extreme confusion and disorder
confusion - disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"
balagan - a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian); "it was utter and complete balagan!"

pandemonium

noun uproar, confusion, chaos, turmoil, racket, clamour, din, commotion, rumpus, bedlam, babel, tumult, hubbub, ruction (informal), hullabaloo, hue and cry, ruckus (informal) There was pandemonium in the court as the verdict was delivered.
order, peace, arrangement, calm, hush, tranquillity, stillness, repose, peacefulness, quietude

pandemonium

noun
Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable:
Translations
ضَجَّه، صَخَب
vřava
ringlulreiî
tikras pragaras
jandāliņškņadašausmīgs troksnis

pandemonium

[ˌpændɪˈməʊnɪəm] N (= chaos) → jaleo m, desmadre m
at this there was pandemoniumen esto se armó un tremendo jaleo, en esto se armó las de Caín
it's sheer pandemonium!¡es un desmadre!

pandemonium

[ˌpændəˈməʊniəm] nvacarme m infernal
There was pandemonium in court → Il y eu un vacarme infernal dans le tribunal.
Pandemonium broke out → Un vacarme infernal éclata.
It's pandemonium!
BUT C'est la confusion!.

pandemonium

nChaos nt; at this there was pandemonium or pandemonium broke outdaraufhin brach ein Chaos aus or die Hölle los; scenes of pandemoniumchaotische Szenen pl; judging by the pandemonium coming from the classroomdem Höllenlärm in der Klasse nach zu urteilen

pandemonium

[ˌpændɪˈməʊnɪəm] npandemonio

pandemonium

(pӕndiˈmouniəm) noun
a state of noise and confusion. There was pandemonium in the classroom before the teacher arrived.
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We live in a time of pandemoniac conflicts in which the art world could become the next battleground.
Reading these within the context of the collected poems is revelatory, for it is as if the clamoring welter of voices that had inhabited Pound from the beginning of his career were here given free and virtually pandemoniac rein.