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pandemonium definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a state of extreme confusion and disorder [syn: chaos, pandemonium, bedlam, topsy-turvydom, topsy- turvyness]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pan- + daim?n evil spirit more at demon Date: 1667 1. the capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost 2. the infernal regions ; hell 3. not capitalized a wild uproar ; tumult

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 uproar; utter confusion. 2 a scene of this. Etymology: mod.L (place of all demons in Milton's Paradise Lost) f. PAN- + Gk daimon DEMON

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pandemonium Pan`de*mo"ni*um, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, ?, all + ? a demon.] 1. The great hall or council chamber of demons or evil spirits. --Milton. 2. An utterly lawless, riotous place or assemblage.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If there is pandemonium in a place, the people there are behaving in a very noisy and uncontrolled way. There was pandemonium in court as the judge gave his summing up...

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n.; (also pandaemonium) Hell.

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