chasm chasm  /ˈkæ zəm/


  • (n) a deep opening in the earth's surface


  1. There seems to be a chasm between the erstwhile friends for they refuse to talk to each other after the split.
  2. The Minister has embarked upon her laudable mission of bridging the chasm between the rich and the poor with evangelical zeal.


  1. Dominican Stylists Train Black Stylists on the Coveted Dominican Blowout

    Washington, DC (June 13, 2013) -- For years, there's been an unspoken chasm between Black and Dominican hair stylists when it comes to styling hair.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  2. Why Ballpark Workers Might Strike Out

    The chasm between rich and poor in America continues to widen as people who actually work for a living struggle and those who shift around money do very well, thanks. That reality is underscored by a labor dispute between San Francisco ballpark workers and the management, Michael Winship reports.
    on June 11, 2013     Source:

  3. Guinea's opposition may agree to election

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — After weeks of violent clashes, Guinea's ruling party and opposition succeeded in drafting a framework which might allow the country to move forward with much-delayed legislative elections, according to the international mediator brought in to help bridge the chasm between the two sides.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. Obama said, "To simply wish it away, to condemn it without understanding its roots, only serves to widen the chasm of misunderstanding that exists between the races."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

  2. "This budget is plunging us toward a cliff that will take us right into a chasm of debt," Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, DN.D., said in an interview Sunday.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Kent Conrad Source: Forbes

  3. "Our industry ...... needs a bridge to span the financial chasm that has opened up before us," General Motors Corp. CEO Rick Wagoner told the Senate Banking Committee.
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Rick Wagoner Source: International Herald Tribune

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