Explanation of chaos by Wordnet Dictionary
- Chaos ( kāŏs ), n. [L. chaos chaos ( in senses 1 & 2 ), Gr. χάος, fr. χάινειν ( root χα ) to yawn, to gape, to open widely. Cf. Chasm.]
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.
Definition of chaos by GCIDE Dictionary