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Chaos or CHAOS may refer to:

Mythology, philosophy, and religion[edit]

  • Chaos (cosmogony), the concept in Greek mythology and philosophy, and hence in comparative mythology and religious studies
  • Chaos magic, a branch of occultism


A generic term for "complete disorder"

  • Anarchy, lawlessness or a stateless society
  • Lawlessness, a lack of laws or law enforcement


  • Chaos (performer), performer in Pin Up Girls burlesque-cabaret company, certified yoga instructor
  • "CHAOS", an acronym for "Colonel Has An Outstanding Solution", nickname and call sign of James Mattis


Science and mathematics[edit]

  • Chaos (genus), a type of giant amoeba
  • 19521 Chaos, a Trans-Neptunian Kuiper belt object
  • Chaos terrain, a type of terrain found on Mercury, Mars, Europa, and Pluto
  • Chaos theory, a branch of mathematics and physics that deals with the behavior of certain nonlinear dynamic systems
  • Polynomial chaos, an expansion in probability theory, invented by Norbert Wiener

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]





Groups and labels[edit]

  • U.S. Chaos is a first-wave hardcore punk band from New Jersey, US



  • "Chaos", a song by South Korean boy group VIXX from Hyde (EP)
  • "Die Vorstellung des Chaos" ("The Representation of Chaos"), the instrumental prelude with which the 1797-98 oratorio The Creation by Joseph Haydn begins
  • "Chaos", song by Mutemath from their self-titled debut album
  • "Chaos", song on the album Psyence Fiction by UNKLE
  • Chaos A.D., 1993 album and song from Sepultura
  • "Chaos", song by Skold from Skold
  • "Chaos", song on the album A Fierce Pancake by Stump


Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]