Literally meaning: “ a chasm, or an abyss, or the endless dark”
Origin: Anc Greek
>χάσμα/khasma(=chasm) >χαίνω/kheno(=to open mouth
The term is attributed to Greek oral poet Hesiod (750-650 BC) who referred to chaos in his work “theogony”. The “theogony” refers to the origins of the world and the gods beginning with Chaos, Gaia(Earth), and Eros(Love).
1. A state of great confusion or disorderly collection of things
2. The unformed matter supposed to be existed before the ordered universe