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I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
Alan Greenspan

Meaning of "schism" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCHISM

From Church Latin schisma, from Greek skhisma a cleft, from skhizein to split.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCHISM

schism  [ˈskɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Schism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SCHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of schism in the English dictionary

The first definition of schism in the dictionary is the division of a group into opposing factions. Other definition of schism is the factions so formed. Schism is also division within or separation from an established Church, esp the Roman Catholic Church, not necessarily involving differences in doctrine.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCHISM


anarchism
ˈænəˌkɪzəm
catechism
ˈkætɪˌkɪzəm
cryptorchism
krɪpˈtɔːkɪzəm
eunuchism
ˈjuːnəˌkɪzəm
geekism
ˈɡiːkɪzəm
Greenbackism
ˈɡriːnˌbækɪzəm
hierarchism
ˈhaɪərˌɑːkɪzəm
Lamarckism
lɑːˈmɑːkɪzəm
lookism
ˈlʊkɪzəm
masochism
ˈmæsəˌkɪzəm
monachism
ˈmɒnəˌkɪzəm
monarchism
ˈmɒnəkɪzəm
panpsychism
pænˈsaɪkɪzəm
psychism
ˈsaɪkɪzəm
sadomasochism
ˌseɪdəʊˈmæsəˌkɪzəm
Sikhism
ˈsiːkɪzəm
sinarchism
ˈsɪnɑːˌkɪzəm
Sinarquism
ˈsɪnɑːˌkɪzəm
synecdochism
sɪnˈɛkdəˌkɪzəm
Turkism
ˈtɜːkɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCHISM

schimmel
schindyleses
schindylesis
schindyletic
schipperke
schisma
schismatic
schismatical
schismatically
schismaticalness
schismatise
schismatize
schist
schistose
schistosity
schistosomal
schistosome
schistosomiases
schistosomiasis
schistous

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCHISM

anthropomorphism
automorphism
Birchism
Buddhism
churchism
dimorphism
fetichism
fetishism
Great Schism
homeomorphism
homomorphism
isomorphism
metamorphism
ostrichism
patriarchism
polymorphism
revanchism
sexual dimorphism
Shorter Catechism
tychism

Synonyms and antonyms of schism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SCHISM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «schism» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of schism

Translation of «schism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCHISM

Find out the translation of schism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of schism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «schism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

分裂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cisma
570 millions of speakers

English

schism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फूट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الانقسام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

раскол
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cisma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিভেদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

schisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perpecahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schisma
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

分裂
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

분열
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pembaharuan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự bỏ đạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிளவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मतभेद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bölünme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scisma
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

schizma
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розкол
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

schismă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχίσμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skeuring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

schism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skisma
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of schism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCHISM»

The term «schism» is regularly used and occupies the 58.550 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCHISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about schism

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5 QUOTES WITH «SCHISM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word schism.
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Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
On Earth, God has placed no more than two powers, and as there is in Heaven but one God, so is there here one Pope and one Emperor. Divine providence has specially appointed the Roman Empire to prevent the continuance of schism in the Church.
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Alan Greenspan
I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
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Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Sectarian divide has created a schism in our society that is a major challenge. As monarch of all Bahrainis, it pains me to see many harmed by the actions of a few. And yet I am optimistic and have faith in our people. We all realize that now is the time to strike a balance between stability and gradual reform.
4
Richard John Neuhaus
My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism.
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John Podhoretz
Conservatives must avoid the siren song of schism, or all is lost.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCHISM»

Discover the use of schism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to schism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics
Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics is one of the three volumes of Karl Popper's Postscript to the Logic of scientific Discovery.
Karl Raimund Popper, 1992
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A Companion to the Great Western Schism (1378-1417)
This collection presents the broadest range of experiences, center and periphery, clerical and lay, male and female, Christian and Muslim.
Joëlle Rollo-Koster, Thomas M. Izbicki, 2009
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Schism: New York Hardcore Fanzine
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Chris Wrenn, 2005
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Schism and Solidarity in Social Movements: The Politics of ...
In this 2001 book, Ansell analyses the dynamic interplay between political mobilization, organization-building, and ideological articulation that produced these shifts between schism and solidarity.
Christopher K. Ansell, 2001
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Universities, Academics and the Great Schism
This book examines the response of the universities to the papal succession crisis of 1378.
R. N. Swanson, 2002
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Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation ...
This book examines the charismatic Christian reformation presently underway in Botswana’s time of AIDS and the moral crisis that divides the church between the elders and the young, apostolic faith healers.
Richard Werbner, 2011
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By Schism Rent Asunder
In the nine centuries since the creation of the world, the Church of God Awaiting has grown all-powerful as the keeper of men’s souls.
David Weber, 2011
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Schism, Heresy and Religious Protest: Papers Read at the ...
The thirty papers which comprise this volume are selected from those delivered at the summer and winter conferences of the Ecclesiastical History Society in 1971 and 1972.
Ecclesiastical History Society, Derek Baker, 1972
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Towards the Healing of Schism: The Sees of Rome and ...
First English translation of all public statements, letters and documents between the Vatican and Constantinople from 1958 to 1984.
E. J. Stormon, 1987
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His Broken Body: Understanding and Healing the Schism ...
A comprehensive, objective, scholarly and yet easy-to-read presentation of the differences, both historical, theological and liturgical between Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy.
Laurent Cleenewerck, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term schism is used in the context of the following news items.
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HomeIs Orthodoxy on Brink of Historic Schism?
In a basement auditorium at a neighborhood synagogue in Jerusalem, rows and rows of densely packed chairs are arranged, along with a podium, ... «Forward, Jul 15»
2
Decline and Schism in Religion
I'm hoping to wade more fully into those issues next month, but first, before it slips too far into the past, I want to talk about the “s” word, schism — which features ... «New York Times, May 15»
3
Episcopal Church details arguments to S.C. Supreme Court
The Episcopal Church and its local diocese, The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, have filed a brief detailing their arguments in the local church schism to ... «Charleston Post Courier, May 15»
4
Sunni-Shiite Conflict Reflects Modern Power Struggle, Not …
They aren't, however, over who was the rightful successor to the Prophet Muhammad, the root of the original schism. Rather, they are fought for political and ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
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'We won't surrender': Firebrand Greek minister risks fresh schism
Highlighting a deep schism within the ruling party, energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis said there could be "no compromise" with creditor powers, who were ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
6
Schism and Lack of Leadership in Washington Betrays the …
Even to those who could care less about politics and the root causes of the squabbling and dysfunction in Congress can recognize the failed foresight and ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
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Is Gospel Amnesia Creating a Third Great Schism?
Historically, schisms have been rather public, bloody things. This was clearly the case when the church split between East and West. Even though some hope of ... «ChristianityToday.com, Oct 14»
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A Catholic church schism under Pope Francis isn't out of the question
The other warning of schism, though veiled in regret, came from the conservative American journalist Ross Douthat, who wrote on Sunday that “[Conservative ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»
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The Coming Democratic Schism
There is a striking generational split in the Democratic electorate. This deepening division is apparent in a June Pew Research Center survey of more than ... «New York Times, Jul 14»
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The 1000-Year-Old Schism That Pope Francis Seeks To Heal
Meeting in Jerusalem in 1964, Pope Paul VI and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras set a milestone: They started the process of healing the schism between ... «NPR, May 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Schism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/schism>. Dec 2019 ».
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