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  • n. Plural form of chaos.

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Examples

  • So that was sort of sparking the panic, the chaoses in that area.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2008

  • Those chaoses Polypodium, Aspidium, Davallia, would then undergo distinct creation, and the primary divisions of the family would become fixed; and we should then be spared the reproach of drawing characters from organs, of the nature and functions of which we are quite ignorant of, and of the importance of which in a science of demonstration like that of botany, it is impossible to judge, without a true knowledge of structure.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • It came, with its fogs, and dripping boughs, and sodden paths, and rotting leaves, and rains, and skies of weary gray; but also with its fierce red suns, shining aslant upon sheets of manna-like hoarfrost, and delicate ice-films over prisoned waters, and those white falling chaoses of perfect forms -- called snow-storms -- those confusions confounded of infinite symmetries.

    Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

  • The 21st century has not been kind to Henry Luce's invention of Time in the 1920s to make sense of "the million little chaoses of raw news."

    Connecting.the.Dots

  • The drill of chasing the week's news to add a couple of hard-fought new details is not sustainable. "invention of Time in the 1920s to make sense of" the million little chaoses of raw news. "

    The Moderate Voice

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