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The universe becomes a chaotic universe if you have a parent or authority figure who just punishes you totally randomly.Michael Sheen’s Masterful Study of Sex and Insecurity|Caryn James|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which brings us back to the chaotic scene at 26 Federal Plaza.
Instead, “the Father of the Constitution” stayed home to try to make sense of his notes of the chaotic Convention thus far.
Bureaucrats confide that the reason ticket counters at train stations are so chaotic is to encourage bribes.Delhi in Crisis: How Corruption Rotted a Great Capital|William O’Connor|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The PM clashed with the Election Commission, which argued that things were too chaotic for an election.Thailand’s Prime Minister Toppled by ‘The Iron Triangle’|Lennox Samuels|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The chaotic fringe plus manifesting kosmos constitute the absolute magnitude of the kosmos.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
But that chaotic mass of ruin at our feet has yet a stormy tale to tell, so we descend into the valley of the Lycus.The Walls of Constantinople|Bernard Granville Baker
Mercedes screamed, cried, laughed, and manifested the chaotic abandonment of hysteria.The Call of the Wild|Jack London
"Good Hope" for all; for the best and the worstfor the whole miserable welter of this chaotic farce!Visions and Revisions|John Cowper Powys
It was the result of the casual concurrence of chaotic opinions.
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.