chasmatical

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

chasm +‎ -atic +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

chasmatical

  1. (rare) Chasmal (of or like a chasm).
    • 1760 June 14, The Monitor, or British Freeholder, number 256, page 1547:
      Pray, Madam! let me have none of your chasmatical impertinence.
    • 1914, J. A. Demuth, “Professional Economists Versus Single Taxers”, in The Single Tax Review, volume 14, page 32:
      Of course Professor Johnson and all the other professional economists who have searched the pages of Henry George understand that there is a chasmatical difference between confiscating land, and confiscating the increase in the value of land.
    • 2011, Hannes Charen, “Hegel Reading Antigone”, in Monatshefte, volume 103, number 4, page 505:
      Doesn't she assume at the same time, through this chasmatical return, her own emission from both the divine and ethical substances precisely through relieving the impossible contradiction from negative judgement?