n. state of extreme confusion and disorder; very noisy place
When the ships collided in the harbor, pandemonium broke out among the passengers.
A gunman killed 12 people at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie, sparking pandemonium when he hurled a gas canister into the auditorium and opened fire on moviegoers.
Sentence in Classic:
The smell of smoke came stronger and stronger, and on the wings of the hot breeze came a pandemonium of sound from the center of town, yells, the dull rumbling of heavy army wagons and the steady tramp of marching feet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Conscience is the chaos of chimeras, of lusts, and of temptations; the furnace of dreams; the lair of ideas of which we are ashamed; it is the pandemonium of sophisms; it is the battlefield of the passions.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He remained nailed to the spot, petrified, stupid, asking himself, athwart confused and inexpressible anguish, what this sepulchral persecution signified, and whence had come that pandemonium which was pursuing him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
But I was enchanted by the appearance of the hut; here the snow and rain could not penetrate; the ground was dry; and it presented to me then as exquisite and divine a retreat as Pandemonium appeared to the demons of hell after their sufferings in the lake of fire.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context