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1. chasm

noun. ['ˈkæzəm'] a deep opening in the earth's surface.

Synonyms

  • abysm
  • gulf
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing

Etymology

  • chasma (Latin)
  • χάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Chasm

  • phantasm
  • spasm

How do you pronounce chasm?

Pronounce chasm as ˈkæzəm.

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Example sentences of the word chasm


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use this to scale walls with the grappling hook or build a vehicle to transport you across a chasm.

Quotes containing the word chasm


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

2. I wished the dream were real, and this reality a dream. But that wasn't the case. And that was why, whenever I woke up, I'd be crying. It wasn't because I was sad. When you return from a happy dream to sad reality, there's a chasm you have to step across, and you can't cross it without shedding tears. It doesn't matter how many times you do it.
- Kyōichi Katayama

3. Our lives were now worlds apart, separated by time, circumstance, and the unbridgeable chasm of money.
- Travis Luedke, The Shepherd

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