If they do not turn the balance in favor of the Tiers-Etat, there is real danger of a scission.
The scission was not yet irremediable between the two terms.
The greater event 275 was the scission between East and West.
In Fiji, the process of scission was found in every stage of evolution.
He, therefore, has the scission in himself, he longs to leave and be restored out of this realm of mere nature.
It manifestly carries the Trojan scission into Olympus and drives out in disgrace the Trojan deities.
But who can say what would be the evils of a scission, and when and where they would end?
scission is seen to take place equally in the world of ideas; but the result, instead of being a new life, is a new abstraction.
"act of cutting or dividing," mid-15c., from French scission (14c.), from Late Latin scissionem (nominative scissio) "a cleaving, dividing," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin scindere "to cut" (see shed (v.)).
scission scis·sion (sĭzh'ən, sĭsh'-)
A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.