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Pandemonium - Wordorigins.org


Apr 6, 2007 ... While pandemonium is a relatively modern invention, the word ... Nor does its origin have anything to do with the excitement over the arrival of ...

how did the word pandemonium come to mean chaos? | Yahoo Answers


Feb 5, 2012 ... Best Answer: The word pandemonium was first coined by John Milton as the name of the capital city of Hell in his epic poem "Paradise Lost".

Pandemonium | Definition of Pandemonium by Merriam-Webster


Define Pandemonium: the capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost. ... Editor's note : Did You Know? ... Satan gathered together all his demons, by linking pan with the Latin word daemonium, "evil spirit". ... Origin and Etymology of pandemonium.

pandemonium - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com


If you look carefully at the word pandemonium, you'll see the word demon inside it. This makes sense, since the word pandemonium was coined in Milton's ...

pandemonium - Wiktionary


Jump to: navigation, search. See also: pandemónium and pandémonium ... pandemonium (plural pandemoniums or pandemonia). (archaic) A place where all ...

Previous Columns/Posted 07/05/99 - The Word Detective


Jul 5, 1999 ... The word "pandemonium," meaning mass disorder and chaos, was ..... Dear Word Detective: Where did the phrase "stool pigeon" originate?

pandemonium - definition of pandemonium in English | Oxford ...


'there was complete pandemonium—everyone just panicked' ... Origin. Mid 17th century: modern Latin (denoting the place of all demons, ... Word of the Day.

pandemonium | Definition, meaning & more | Collins Dictionary


Word origin of 'pandemonium'. C17: coined by Milton to designate the capital of hell in Paradise Lost, from pan- + Greek daimōn demon ...

11 Terrific Words Coined By John Milton | Huffington Post


Dec 9, 2014 ... pandemonium: Used today to refer to a state of utter chaos and uproar, ... there to mean both its current meaning and primeval, without origin.

20 Essential Words We Got From Literature | Huffington Post


Oct 2, 2013 ... (Or, there may be earlier uses of the words out there, waiting to be discovered; ... this word originated in Lewis Carroll's poem “Jabberwocky,” which was included in the ... confusion, but it retains its demonic glint in the wordpandemonium. .... However, contrary to popular belief, Čapek did not coin the word.

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Pandemonium | Define Pandemonium at Dictionary.com


Pandemonium definition, wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos. See more. ... Synonyms; Examples; Word Origin. See more synonyms on ...

pandemonium (n.) - Online Etymology Dictionary


pandemonium (n.) Look up pandemonium at Dictionary.com ... Introduction and abbreviations · Who did this? ... 2001-2016 Douglas Harper · Custom logo design by LogoBee.com; Web page design by Dan McCormack · Sponsored Words.

Pandemonium Word of the Week - Allwords.com


Pandemonium is often capitalized because the origin of the word is a proper noun. It is grammatically acceptable to use either case, but more often than not you ...