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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Breaking off, division, parting of ways.

Usage examples (33)
  • Differing views caused a schism among members of the group.
  • Another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy
  • Let others, under pretence of a dread of what they call schism, run back into antichris - tian errors and heresies.
  • In fact, the Catholic/Orthodox schism is rather the older schism. for more
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