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
The deepest Democratic schisms involve whether to focus on liberal social issues or the economic struggles of blue-collar and middle-class Americans.
The mayor’s request comes amid a national debate about free speech that has created a deep schism mostly along partisan lines.
The schism between the Palestinian Authority, which is based in the West Bank, and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that seized control of Gaza in 2007, has left Palestinians deeply divided.
More than brutal competition, in his personal relationships, money seemed to be at the root of several schisms.
Lojban uses the same grammar as Loglan but a completely separate vocabulary; the schism came in 1986 when James Cooke Brown, the creator of Loglan, tried to assert his copyright.
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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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