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pandemonium

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌpændəˈməʊniəm/
a lot of noise and confusion because people are angry or excited about something that has happened: Pandemonium broke out in the courtroom as they took him away.Social order and disorder
Translations of “pandemonium”
in Spanish pandemonio, estruendo infernal…
in French vacarme…
in German der Höllenlärm…
in Chinese (Traditional) 騷動, 群情沸騰…
in Russian смятение, шум…
in Turkish karışıklık, velvele, curcuna…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骚动, 群情沸腾…
in Polish wrzawa, zamieszanie…
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