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pandemonium wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar. Originally (in Milton's Paradise Lost) it denoted the capital of hell, containing the council chamber of the evil spirits.

In extended use, pandemonium was used first for any place resembling this, and then more generally for wild and noisy disorder or confusion, uproar.

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pandemonium

pan·de·mo·ni·um / ˌpandəˈmōnēəm/ • n. wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar: pandemonium broke out.

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Pandemonium

Pandemonium

a place or gathering of wild persons; originally denoted hell [from Paradise Lost ].

Examples : pandemonium of dancing and whooping, 1865; of devils; of iniquity, 1800.

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pandemonium

pandemonium abode of all devils XVII; haunt of great wickedness, (later) place or gathering of lawless violence XVIII. modL., f. Gr. PAN- + daímōn DEMON.

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pandemonium

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