September 05, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
chaos /ˈkeɪˌɑːs/ noun
chaos
/ˈkeɪˌɑːs/
noun
Chaos in the office
Chaos in the office
Learner's definition of CHAOS

[noncount]

1 : complete confusion and disorder : a state in which behavior and events are not controlled by anything

  • The loss of electricity caused chaos throughout the city.

  • When the police arrived, the street was in total/complete/absolute chaos.

  • The country had descended into economic chaos.

2 : the state of the universe before there was any order and before stars and planets were formed

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