Untidy vs Chaotic - What's the difference?

untidy | chaotic |


As adjectives the difference between untidy and chaotic

is that untidy is sloppy while chaotic is filled with chaos.

untidy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Sloppy.
  • Disorganized.
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    Synonyms

    * disorderly * slovenly

    Antonyms

    * neat * tidy

    Anagrams

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    chaotic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * chaotick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Filled with chaos.
  • Extremely disorganized or in disarray.
  • (mathematics) Highly sensitive to starting conditions, so that a small change to them may yield a very different outcome.
  • (role-playing games) Aligned against following/upholding laws and principles- the opposite of lawful.
  • Synonyms

    * shambolic

    Derived terms

    * chaotically