Disorder or confusion. The opposite of order.Quote: "Chaos is the law of nature. Order is the dream of man." Henry Adams (1838-1918), American writer. "We live in a rainbow of chaos." Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), French painter. See Impressionism. "In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order." Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), Swiss psychiatrist and psychologist. "Art is the triumph over chaos." John Cheever (1912-1982), American novelist. "It is important to do what you don't know how to do. It is important to see your skills as keeping you from learning what is deepest and most mysterious. If you know how to focus, unfocus. If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos." Carlos Casteneda (1925-1998), American author.Also see chiastic, coherence, composition, creativity, d?j? vu, destruction, entropy, forget, harmony, Rube Goldberg, and unity.