1. An empty, immeasurable space; a yawning chasm. [Archaic]
Between us and there is fixed a great chaos. --Luke xvi. 26 (Rhemish Trans.).
2. The confused, unorganized condition or mass of matter before the creation of distinct and orderly forms.
3. Any confused or disordered collection or state of things; a confused mixture; confusion; disorder.
n 1: a state of extreme confusion and disorder [syn: pandemonium,
bedlam, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness]
2: the formless and disordered state of matter before the
creation of the cosmos
3: (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the
personification of the infinity of space preceding
creation of the universe
4: (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to
its initial conditions