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 Meanings and Examples of CHAOS
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chaos
 n.  disorder; condition or place of great disorder or confusion; disorderly mass
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  She struggled with a chaos of thoughts and there was a cold pain in her heart as if an icicle had pierced it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  But in the back, behind the partition, chaos reigned.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  "Oh, Lily, that's nice of you," she merely sighed across the chaos of letters, bills and other domestic documents which gave an incongruously commercial touch to the slender elegance of her writing-table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
4  Such unaccountable masses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to delineate chaos bewitched.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  The classification of the constituents of a chaos, nothing less is here essayed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6  There's Madame Ratignolle; because she keeps up her music, she doesn't let everything else go to chaos.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIX
7  The youth achieved one little thought in the midst of this chaos.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  Perhaps the general, unable to comprehend chaos, might call upon him for information.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
9  One thought went through the chaos of his brain at the time.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  He examined without wrath, and with the eye of a linguist who is deciphering a palimpsest, that portion of chaos which still exists in nature.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
11  In order to depict a battle, there is required one of those powerful painters who have chaos in their brushes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
12  He caught glimpses of strange aspects; and, as he did not place them in proper perspective, he was not altogether sure that it was not chaos that he grasped.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—MARIUS' ASTONISHMENTS
13  I have seen chaos, I now see a mess.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE SUBSTITUTE
14  It is darkness, and it desires chaos.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE LOWEST DEPTHS
15  A barricade before the arrival of danger is chaos; in danger, it is discipline itself.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
Example Sentence:
1  The nation was urged to pull together to avoid a slide into complete chaos.
2  I lost my bag in the ensuing chaos.
3  Heavy snow has caused total chaos on the roads.
4  Both quantum mechanics and chaos theory suggest a world constantly in flux.
5  The country was plunged into economic chaos.
6  That's a sure recipe for destroying the economy and creating chaos.
7  The best way of summing up the situation in our office is to say that it is 'absolute chaos'.
8  Without rules, people would live in a state of chaos.
9  A strike would plunge the country into chaos.
10  Its path to the playoff is dependent on utter chaos; but the teams ahead of it have faced several more.
11  Although the signs of decline may not yet be evident on the pitch, Latin American football is in chaos, with financial and administrative problems that make the Europeans' troubles seem trifling.
12  The morning rush looks like chaos: cyclists ride in every direction, some ambling slowly, others pedalling furiously.
13  Their job is to stop a repeat of the chaos that blighted the last election in 2002.
14  They observed that, throughout history, experiments in unbridled democracy led to chaos.