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Definition 1: (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions - [noun denoting cognition]

(chaos is a kind of ...) (physics) a phase space together with a transformation of that space

(chaos belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 2: (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe - [noun denoting person]

(chaos is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

(chaos belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 3: the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(chaos is a kind of ...) a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy

Definition 4: a state of extreme confusion and disorder - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for chaos in the sense of this definition

(chaos is a kind of ...) disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably

"the army retreated in confusion"

(... is a kind of chaos ) a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)

"it was utter and complete balagan!"

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