chaotic

[key-ot-ik]
adjective
completely confused or disordered: a chaotic mass of books and papers.

Origin:
1705–15; chao(s) + -tic

chaotically, adverb
nonchaotic, adjective
nonchaotically, adverb
semichaotic, adjective
semichaotically, adverb
unchaotic, adjective
unchaotically, adverb


orderly, systematic.
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chaos (ˈkeɪɒs)
 
n
1.  complete disorder; utter confusion
2.  (usually capital) the disordered formless matter supposed to have existed before the ordered universe
3.  an obsolete word for abyss
 
[C15: from Latin, from Greek khaos; compare chasm, yawn]
 
chaotic
 
adj
 
cha'otically
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

chaotic
1713, "in a state of primordial chaos," from chaos. Transf. or fig. meaning "confused, disordered" is from 1747.
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Example sentences
The official response, by contrast, has been confused and chaotic.
And journalism is perilous not only in wild, chaotic countries.
Swirling eddies and chaotic vortices are crucial to the formation of new
  planets, suggests a counterintuitive new study.
Restoring order to the chaotic blood vessels inside a tumor opens a window of
  opportunity for attacking it.
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