Examples of schism in a Sentence
a schism between leading members of the party
The church was divided by schism.
Recent Examples of schism from the Web
If this schism sounds familiar by now, there’s a reason.
While similar scooter skirmishes are raging across the nation — Denver, Santa Monica, Washington, D.C., and Austin are just a few cities hosting heated debates — the schism here is particularly feisty.
Bermudez Zimmerman’s quick rise coincides with a schism in the state Democratic Party over the makeup of the party’s ticket, which an increasingly influential faction says should be more diverse.
The hormonal alchemy of a great kiss can portend deep, meaningful things for a nascent relationship (or reveal schisms in long-lasting ones).
That political schism led to years of violence and governing dysfunction, eventually fueling Islamic State’s success.
But why don’t the leavers and the liberal stayers band together to schism — make a Reform Mormonism — instead of waiting around?
The schisms deepened after Hamas’s third war with Israel, in 2014, which left around 2,300 Palestinians (and 70 Israelis) dead.
While research has shown that rural communities benefit from SNAP at significant rates, the merging of these two programs has often been understood as a way of bridging the schism between rural and urban congressional districts.
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Origin and Etymology of schism
conflict, disaccord, discord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, division, friction, infighting, inharmony, strife, variance, war, warfare;
SCHISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schism for English Language Learners
: a division among the members of a group that occurs because they disagree on something
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