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schismatic

[siz-mat-ik, skiz-] /sɪzˈmæt ɪk, skɪz-/
adjective
1.
Also, schismatical. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of schism; guilty of schism.
noun
2.
a person who promotes schism or is an adherent of a schismatic body.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; < Late Latin schismaticus < Greek schismatikós (see schism, -ic); replacing Middle English scismatik < Middle French scismatique < Late Latin, as above
Related forms
schismatically, adverb
schismaticalness, noun
nonschismatic, adjective
nonschismatical, adjective
unschismatic, adjective
unschismatical, adjective
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schismatic

/skɪzˈmætɪk; sɪz-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or promoting schism
noun
2.
a person who causes schism or belongs to a schismatic faction
Derived Forms
schismatically, adverb
schismaticalness, noun
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