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schismatic

noun schis·mat·ic \ siz-ˈma-tik , ski- \

Definition of schismatic

: one who creates or takes part in schism

First Known Use of schismatic

14th century


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schismatic

adjective \ siz-ˈma-ti-kəl , ski- \
variants: or less commonly schismatical

Definition of schismatic

: of, relating to, or guilty of schism

schismatically

play \siz-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē, ski-\ adverb

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First Known Use of schismatic

15th century


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