how to pronounce chaotic


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chaotic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of chaotic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… people it was a very chaotic time there …”

meanings of chaotic


  1. Filled with chaos.
  2. Aligned against following or upholding laws and principles.
  3. Highly sensitive to starting conditions, so that a small change to them may yield a very different outcome.
  4. Extremely disorganized or in disarray.


  1. A character having a chaotic alignment.

chaotic frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word chaotic occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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