Definition of Pandemonium

1. Noun. A state of extreme confusion and disorder.

Exact synonyms: Bedlam, Chaos, Topsy-turvydom, Topsy-turvyness
Generic synonyms: Confusion
Specialized synonyms: Balagan
Derivative terms: Chaotic, Topsy-turvy



Definition of Pandemonium

1. n. The great hall or council chamber of demons or evil spirits.

Definition of Pandemonium

1. Noun. (archaic) A place where all demons live; Hell. ¹

2. Noun. Chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence. ¹

3. Noun. An outburst; loud, riotous uproar, especially of a crowd. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pandemonium

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Literary usage of Pandemonium

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1. The Highlands of Æthiopia by William Cornwallis Harris (1844)
"FEARFUL SUFFERINGS IN THE pandemonium OF BAHR ASSAL. ... thermometer standing at 126° under the shade of cloaks and umbrellas— in a suffocating pandemonium, ..."

2. The Bookman (1907)
"He described the pandemonium reigning on the floor of the Exchange, the groups of frenzied, yelling brokers, the haggard faces of men to whom the next ..."

3. A Commonplace Book of Thoughts, Memories, and Fancies: Original and Selected by Jameson (Anna) (1855)
"WHEN I was a child, and read Milton for the first time, his pandemonium seemed to me a magnificent place. It struck me more than his Paradise, ..."

4. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... Aristocrat— The Idol of the Squaws — An Indian Physician — His knowledge of Herbs — No Cure no Pay — A pandemonium of Howls — Incantations Over Ihu Sick ..."

5. Tales of the Devils by John Pierce Brace (1850)
"SANHEDRIM OF pandemonium. " THERE is much misjudgment manifested by lemons in their temptation," said the dictator, at ne of the stated meetings of ..."

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