The result would have been pandemonium; I could be married at the movie theater but not at the bar afterward.
Hilton described the media circus that surrounded her first moments out of jail as "pandemonium."
Amidst all the pandemonium, the show just carried on to the consternation of some guests.
In spite of the pandemonium, the Navy men were rushing forward, rifles and demolition equipment in hand.
Kamel recalls the cries of her classmates, and the pandemonium that erupted as the students tried to flee their classrooms.
That night, or very early next morning, there was pandemonium at the barracks.
She could not grasp all the pandemonium at once, and while she stood Mrs. Cafferty saw her.
Many nights we were roused from sleep by a pandemonium of noise.
At midnight we were awakened by a regular Fourth of July pandemonium.
Babel, with a dash of pandemonium, will give a faint idea of the uproar.
1667, Pandæmonium, in "Paradise Lost" the name of the palace built in the middle of Hell, "the high capital of Satan and all his peers," coined by John Milton (1608-1674) from Greek pan- "all" (see pan-) + Late Latin daemonium "evil spirit," from Greek daimonion "inferior divine power," from daimon "lesser god" (see demon).
Transferred sense "place of uproar" is from 1779; that of "wild, lawless confusion" is from 1865. Related: Pandemoniac; pandemoniacal; pandemonian; pandemonic.