1 a deep cleft in the ground; abyss
2 a break in continuity; gap
3 a wide difference in interests, feelings, etc.
(C17: from Latin chasma, from Greek khasma; related to Greek khainein to gape)
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abyss, alienation, breach, cavity, cleft, crater, crevasse, fissure, gap, gorge, gulf, hiatus, hollow, opening, ravine, rent, rift, split, void
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