Chaos

Cha"os

(k"s), n. [L. chaos chaos (in senses 1 & 2), Gr. cha`os, fr. cha`inein (root cha) to yawn, to gape, to open widely. Cf. Chasm.] 1. An empty, immeasurable space; a yawning chasm. [Archaic]
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Between us and there is fixed a great chaos.
Luke xvi. 26 (Rhemish Trans.).
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2. The confused, unorganized condition or mass of matter before the creation of distinct and orderly forms.
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3. Any confused or disordered collection or state of things; a confused mixture; confusion; disorder.
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