I am facing this same issue with ‘toBeDefined’ and ‘toBeUndefined’ and still don’t get why …

It is not hard for jasmine to go through huge objects. The problem here is to log it onto the console. For example; when you test something like `expect(12345).toBe(54321)`, jasmine will display something like following “expected 12345 to be 54321”. So, when you compare a huge object to “undefined” it tries to write “expected <huge object> to be undefined” at this point, browser crashes. On the other hand, `expect(hugeObject).toBeDefined()` works just fine because if your object is `undefined` it’ll just say “expected undefined to be defined”. If it is a defined object, then test will pass and everyone will be happy. Hope this clarifies the problem.

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