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chaotic

[key-ot-ik] /keɪˈɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
completely confused or disordered:
a chaotic mass of books and papers.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; chao(s) + -tic
Related forms
chaotically, adverb
nonchaotic, adjective
nonchaotically, adverb
semichaotic, adjective
semichaotically, adverb
unchaotic, adjective
unchaotically, adverb
Antonyms
orderly, systematic.
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Word Origin and History for semichaotically
chaotic
1713, "in a state of primordial chaos," from chaos. Transf. or fig. meaning "confused, disordered" is from 1747.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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