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A place or situation of chaotic uproar, and where confusion prevails

The outside of the Hyatt was bedlam. There was a group of more than a hundred injured people on the circular drive in front of the hotel.

{a} a mad house, confused house, hospital
An insane person; a lunatic; a madman
Belonging to, or fit for, a madhouse
Any place where uproar and confusion prevail
pejorative terms for an insane asylum
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
A place appropriated to the confinement and care of the insane; a madhouse
{i} uproar; havoc, confusion; insane asylum, madhouse
Bedlam means a great deal of noise and disorder. People often say `It was bedlam' to mean `There was bedlam'. The crowd went absolutely mad. It was bedlam = chaos. a situation where there is a lot of noise and confusion = chaos (bedlam (17-18 centuries), from Bedlam (10-17 centuries); from the Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem former London mental hospital)
plural of bedlam
tom o bedlam
hence, a wandering mendicant, either mad or feigning to be so; a madman; a bedlamite
tom o bedlam
Formerly, a wandering mendicant discharged as incurable from Bethlehem Hospitel, Eng



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    Zıt anlamlılar

    calm, peace, quiet


    /ˈbedləm/ /ˈbɛdləm/


    [ 'bed-l&m ] (noun.) 1522. From Bedlam, alternative name of the English lunatic asylum|lunatic asylum]], Bethlem Royal Hospital|Bethlem Royal Hospital]] (royal hospital from 1375, mental hospital from 1403) (earlier St Mary of Bethlehem outside Bishopsgate, hospice in existence from 1329, priory established 1247), sense used to mean “a place or situation of madness and chaos”. Bedlam as name of hospital attested 1450. Phonologically, corruption of Bethlem, itself a corruption of Bethlehem (“a biblical town”), from the Ancient Greek Βηθλεέμ (Bēthleem) from the Hebrew בּית לחם (bet léchem).

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