schism


schism
I noun breach, break, cabal, desertion, difference, disassociation, disconnection, discord, dissension, dissent, disunion, division, faction, falling out, nonconformity, partition, recusancy, rent, rift, rupture, schisma, secession, sectarianism, sectarism, separation, severance, split, withdrawal II index alienation (estrangement), contention (opposition), difference, disaccord, disassociation, discord, dissension, dissent (difference of opinion), dissidence, division (act of dividing), estrangement, fight (argument)

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  • Schism — • In the language of theology and canon law, the rupture of ecclesiastical union and unity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Schism     Schism      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Schism — Tool Veröffentlichung 1. Mai 2001 Länge 6:46 Genre(s) Progressive Metal Autor(en) Tool …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schism — or schisms may refer to:Entertainment* Schisms , a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode * Schism, an event which occurred within the fictional V.F.D. organization in Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events * Schism , a novel by… …   Wikipedia

  • Schism — Schism, n. [OE. scisme, OF. cisme, scisme, F. schisme, L. schisma, Gr. schi sma, fr. schi zein to split; akin to L. scindere, Skr. chid, and prob. to E. shed, v.t. (which see); cf. {Rescind}, {Schedule}, {Zest}.] Division or separation;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schism — «Schism» Sencillo de Tool del álbum Lateralus Publicación Mayo de 2001[1] Grabación 2001 Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • schism — (n.) late 14c., scisme, dissention within the church, from O.Fr. cisme a cleft, split, from L.L. schisma, from Gk. skhisma (gen. skhismatos) division, cleft, from stem of skhizein to split (see SHED (Cf. shed) (v.)). Spelling restored 16c., but… …   Etymology dictionary

  • schism — [ skızəm, sızəm ] noun count or uncount FORMAL an occasion when one group divides into two groups because of a disagreement: SPLIT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • schism — split, rupture, *breach, break, rent, rift Analogous words: division, separation, severance (see corresponding verbs at SEPARATE): estrangement, alienation (see corresponding verbs at ESTRANGE): *discord, dissension …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • schism — meaning ‘the division of a group into opposing sections’, is now commonly heard as skizm in place of the older form sizm recognized by the OED (1910) …   Modern English usage

  • schism — [n] separation alienation, break, breakup, difference, disagreement, discord, dissension, disunion, division, divorce, faction, fissure, fracture, gap, parting, rift, rupture, secession, splinter group, split; concepts 135,195,297,388 …   New thesaurus


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