Tuesday , 23 July 2024

Chasm meaning

Noun: chasm

Pronunciation: (ka-zum)

Chasm meaning:

  • A deep crack in the earth’s surface.

Synonyms: abyss , abysm, gulf

Chasm meaning and a deep crack in earth's surface
Grand canyon -Arizona (deep chasm)

Meaning 2 : a marked division or breach in relations between persons or groups.

chasm and breach in relations
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Sample sentence : Gandhiji tried to bridge a chasm between the two religious groups -Hindus and Muslims.

Quote: Jim Jeffords – This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment.

Origin : Latin chasm

Quotations :Nicolaus Copernicus – Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms.

Isaac Bashevis Singer – Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

David Lloyd George – The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

Will Adams – There’s a huge chasm between us and big business. They’re addicted to cheap labor, which illegal aliens provide. It’s in their interests to keep the border porous and to keep the labor flowing.

Roger Bannister – I leapt at the tape like a man taking his last spring to save himself from the chasm that threatens to engulf him.

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr. – It is indeed, a fearful place. The torrent, swollen by the melting snow, plunges into a tremendous abyss, from which the spray rolls up like the smoke from a burning house. The shaft into which the river hurls itself is a immense chasm, lined by glistening coal-black rock, and narrowing into a creaming, boiling pit of incalculable depth, which brims over and shoots the stream onward over its jagged lip. The long sweep of green water roaring forever down, and the thick flickering curtain of spray hissing forever upward, turn a man giddy with their constant whirl and clamor. We stood near the edge peering down at the gleam of the breaking water far below us against the black rocks, and listening to the half-human shout which cam booming up with the spray out of the abyss.

Sample sentences:

  1. Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated.You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.
  2. There is a deep chasm across those mountain ranges and is no place for any man.
  3. How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
  4. There exists a great chasm between those, on one side, who relate everything to a single central vision and, on the other side, those who pursue many ends, often unrelated and even contradictory.The first kind of intellectual and artistic personality belongs to the hedgehogs, the second to the foxes.
  5. This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment.
  6. The best way to make the leap is small steps across the chasm.
  7. For many parts of the world, the chasm that has to be crossed to get from where they were, whether it’s a dictatorship, economic collapse, financial crisis or all of the above, to the other side, that is a working market economy and a functioning democracy, is extraordinarily difficult and requires help.
  8. Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candor the injuries of time: he should impute the seeming defects of his author to some chasm of intelligence, and suppose that the sense which is now weak was once forcible.
  9. Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms.
  10. Vulgarized knowledge characteristically gives birth to a feeling that everything is understandable and explained. It is like a system of bridges built over chasms. One can travel boldly ahead over these bridges, ignoring thechasms. It is forbidden to look down into them; but that, alas, does not alter the fact that they exist.

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