What is another word for mess?

1253 synonyms found


[ mˈɛs], [ mˈɛs], [ m_ˈɛ_s]

Mess is a common word that is used to describe a disorganised or untidy situation. The word has a negative connotation and can make one feel overwhelmed or frustrated. Luckily, there are plenty of synonyms you can use to express the same idea without sounding repetitive. Some of these synonyms include chaos, clutter, confusion, disarray, disorganisation, disorder, jumble, mishmash, muddle, shambles, and turmoil. Each word has its unique connotation and can be used depending on the context. For instance, chaos refers to a state of complete disorder, while muddle refers to a state of confusion or mix-up. By using these synonyms, you can add some variety to your writing and avoid sounding repetitive or dull.

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What are the opposite words for mess?

Mess is a word that describes a state of chaos or disorder. The antonyms of mess are words that convey a sense of organisation, tidiness, and orderliness. Cleanliness, neatness, and tidiness are some antonyms of mess. Cleanliness refers to having no dirt, grime and other unwanted elements. Neatness, on the other hand, means showing arranged, orderly, or spruce appearance. Tidiness refers to being in a relatively clean, organized state. Also, orderliness means characterized by a sense of order or systematic arrangement. By using these antonyms of mess, we can describe a place or person that is well-organised, tidy, and neat.

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Usage examples for Mess

How came you to make such a mess?
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
It was the Bar mess of the Western Circuit, and the chair was filled by no less a person than "Father Repton."
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
She could remember vividly the depression she had experienced at meal times during her first two weeks at the island, when the mess made its headquarters with the Maclaughlins.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Mess

  • I like to have friends in the kitchen and make a big mess and use every pot in the kitchen.
    Ted Allen
  • That was not part of the U.N. resolution; it was not part of the mandate to go on to Baghdad and, frankly, if we had gone into Baghdad and pushed Saddam Hussein off, we would have inherited an even bigger mess than the mess we inherited with the refugee problem.
    Les Aspin
  • By the end of the 1970s Britain was in a mess.
    Kenneth Baker
  • Excuse the mess but we live here.
    Roseanne Barr
  • To better understand why you need a personal computer, let's take a look at the pathetic mess you call your life.
    Dave Barry

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