in chaos

See: disordered
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The North African nation is in chaos after political upheaval, with rioting and looting breaking out on the streets of the capital Tunis.
Romanticism sees in chaos a figure of transition that explains the emergence of a new from an old order in historico-philosophical terms with a temporal paradox, the unity of the distinction between circularity and progression, that in turn transcendentalizes transition as transition.