a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
pejorative terms for an insane asylum
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
Sceen of uproar
a disturbance of the peace or of public order
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder"
bring disorder to
disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
Entropy - (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work; "entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity"
(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
violent and needless disturbance
a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
soft semiliquid food; "a mess of porridge"
make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his room"
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
eat in a mess hall
informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"