MEANING: noun:
1. A measure of the disorder in a system.
2. The natural tendency of things to decline into disorder.
3. Disorder, randomness, or chaos.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek en- (in) + trope (transformation). Ultimately from the Indo-European root trep- (to turn), which also gave us troubadour, tropic, contrive, and tropism. Earliest documented use: 1868.


TENTROPY - too many dang lines holding down the teepee

ENGROPY - tending to scratch oneself in public

ZENTROPY - the ultimate prize for world-class nirvana