Definitions of chasm

  1. A deep opening made by disruption, as a breach in the earth or a rock; a yawning abyss; a cleft; a fissure. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A void space; a gap or break, as in ranks of men. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A deep opening in the earth; a cleft; a gap; a void. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A yawning or gaping hollow: a gap or opening: a void space. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A gap; deep ravine; void space. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A yawning hollow; deep gorge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A yawning or wide and deep cleft in the earth, due to the disruption of its sides. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for chasm

  1. Never before had he been so eloquent as while describing how, in the ravine, he had stepped on some loose stones and rolled head foremost down into the chasm with them. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. A deep silence reigns behind this curtain; no one once within will answer those he has left without; all you can hear is a hollow echo of your question, as if you shouted into a chasm – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan