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noun as in chaos, confusion

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One police officer died as a result of the mayhem and others were seriously injured.

Yields on Treasury bonds, which are typically in demand at times of turmoil, barely registered in the mayhem.

From Quartz

It was fast-paced mayhem and I caught myself laughing, hard, as if I were Outside with Friends.

“Some people would like to cause mayhem and trouble,” Mayor Muriel Bowser said.

From Fortune

Athletes live-tweeted from the golf course and wore microphones throughout the match, creating mayhem on the platform.

From Digiday

He has been going to crime scenes since 1991, and began chronicling Chicago street mayhem on Twitter about four years ago.

Trevor Austin, CEO of Finna Rage, denied responsibility for the mayhem in Keene.

Ex-MMA fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller live-tweeted a standoff with police over domestic violence charges.

Rwanda and Ethiopia, symbols in the past of death and mayhem, are now among the fastest-growing economies in the world.

On the outskirts of the partisan mayhem, a smaller crowd gathered as a heavy-set man strode up to a podium in front of them.

Maybe he cant do as much for the Galaxy in the long run as Mayhem can, but dont you see, man, hes a figurehead.

Right now hes the most important man in the Galaxy, and if we could talk to him Im sure Mayhem would agree.

Frowning with his new and as yet unseen face, Johnny Mayhem propelled himself to the floor.

Using the dignity of the dead Sirian, whose body he wore like other people wear clothing, Johnny Mayhem ignored them.

Mayhem found a tiny capsule in the pocket of his Sirian jumper, and popped it in his mouth.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mayhem, such as: anarchy, commotion, destruction, fracas, havoc, and pandemonium.

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