plural noun: chaoses
complete disorder and confusion.
behavior so unpredictable as to appear random, owing to great sensitivity to small changes in conditions.
- the formless matter supposed to have existed before the creation of the universe.
- Greek Mythology
the first created being, from which came the primeval deities Gaia, Tartarus, Erebus, and Nyx.
late 15th century (denoting a gaping void or chasm, later formless primordial matter): via French and Latin from Greek khaos ‘vast chasm, void’.