- a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion.
- Archaic. an insane asylum or madhouse.
- My wife agreed to have a look, and we strolled onto the pier to find it in total shrimping bedlam.
- Casa Bruja is a diamond in the rough, a refuge among all this bedlam.
- Arriving at the Melody Ballroom, the atmosphere was a frenzy of joy, jubilation and holy bedlam.
- It was festive and crazed but never mere bedlam; Fallon is too disciplined and too conservative to allow that.
- Ironically, Fayyad ended up bearing the brunt of the blame for the continuing bedlam and economic distress on the West Bank.
- The slippery slope argument isn't helpful when past history has demonstrated Senate rules can be changed without inducing bedlam.
- He was remitted to Bedlam, and became an awful warning that God will not always be insulted with impunity.
- Among other disguises, many affected madness, and were distinguished by the name of Bedlam Beggars.
- There followed a wild yell, a pandemonium as though Bedlam had been turned loose, and then a heavy fall and sudden quiet.
- For a second she was uncertain from whence the bedlam came; then she leaped from the bed and ran to the closed door.
- The mad maid of the poets is a vagrant too, when she is free, and not singing within Bedlam early in the morning, “in the spring.”