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Synonyms for schism
ˈsɪz əm, ˈskɪz-schism

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  1. schismnoun

    split, separation, division


  2. schismnoun

    A split or separation within a group or organization, typically caused by discord.

    division, separation, split


  3. schismnoun

    A formal division or split within a religious body.

    split, separation, division


  4. schismnoun

    a split within Christianity whereby a group no longer recognizes the Bishop of Rome as the head of the Church, but shares essentially the same beliefs with the Church of Rome. In other words, a political split without the introduction of heresy.

    division, split, separation


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. schism

    division, separation, disruption, secession, diversity, sectarianism, breach, dissent, discord

    unity, integrity, catholicity, communion

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. schism, splitnoun

    division of a group into opposing factions

    "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"

    split up, snag, rent, split, tear, rip, stock split

  2. schismnoun

    the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. schismnoun

    division (in a church), separation

  2. schismnoun

    disunion, discord

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "schism":

    split, rift, divide, division

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  1. Canterbury Justin Welby:

    A schism would not be a disaster ... but it would be a failure.

  2. Nicolas Cage:

    There's no version of a Nicolas Cage that doesn't want to spend time with his family, that was the biggest schism with Tom and I when we were making a movie, which is that I'm not like that.

  3. Ross Douthat:

    It may be that this conflict has only just begun, and it may be that as with previous conflicts in Church history, it will eventually be serious enough to end in real schism, a permanent parting of the ways.

  4. Brian Hart:

    I don't think we saw a major schism open up between Russia and China, i see this as a continuation of China trying to walk its pretty thin line on Russia and to make sure that it is continuing to support Russia to the extent that it can without infringing on its own interests.

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