Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAOTIC

And an immense sadness, mingled with an immense, but chaotic, longing invaded him.

Communities have been chaotic, socially, economically, and educationally.

That was the point at which the tide of her chaotic thoughts began to waver and turn.

He peered into vast rifts of tumbled, chaotic concrete and steel.

What chaotic movements have you discovered in your standing?

The bodies and the properties of livings things are cosmic, not chaotic.

It is Nature in her chaotic state, struggling into definite form.

The mind of Bucholz was in a chaotic state of worriment and unrest.

It was too chaotic, and too close to the houses of the town.

Most rude, chaotic, all these Speeches are; but most earnest-looking.

WORD ORIGIN

1713, "in a state of primordial chaos," irregularly formed in English from chaos + -ic, probably on model of eros/erotic, demos/demotic, hypnos/hypnotic, etc. Transferred or figurative meaning "confused, disordered" is from 1747.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHAOTIC

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.