Definition of schism:
dispute, conflict, help, alienation, assemble, division, faction, disaffection, snag, inharmony, disaccord, fissure, estrangement, partition, a war of words, section, disharmony, disagreement, dissolution, quarrel, rift, clash, war, division, scission, disunion, misunderstanding, sect, split, cleavage, dissension, dissentience, dissent, difference, tear, variance, split up, friction, discordance, dissonance, confrontation, dissidence, breakup, warfare, divergency, controversy, rupture, cabal, fight, difficulty, break, fractionation, strife, divergence, contention, rip, bifurcation, infighting, breach, discord, fractionalization, faction, rent, sundering, stock split, discordancy, disunity, argument.
- "A Sketch of the Life and Labors of George Whitefield", John Charles Ryle.
- "Secret Societies And Subversive Movements", Nesta H. Webster.
To explain to you the character of this schism, its objects and combinations, can only be done in conversation; and must be deferred till I see you at Monticello, where I shall probably be about the 10th or 12th of May, to pass the rest of the month there.- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.