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 (skĭz-măt′ĭk, sĭz-)
Of, relating to, or engaging in schism.
One who promotes or engages in schism.

schis·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
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(skɪzˈmætɪk; sɪz-) or


of, relating to, or promoting schism
a person who causes schism or belongs to a schismatic faction
schisˈmatically adv
schisˈmaticalness n
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(sɪzˈmæt ɪk, skɪz-)

1. Also, schis•mat′i•cal. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of schism; guilty of schism.
2. a person who promotes or embraces schism.
[1350–1400; Middle English scismatik < Middle French scismatique < Late Latin schismaticus < Greek schismatikós]
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Adj.1.schismatic - of or relating to or involved in or characteristic of schism; "schismatic sects"
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A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
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[sɪzˈmætɪk, skɪzˈmætɪk]
A. ADJcismático
B. Ncismático/a m/f
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nSchismatiker(in) m(f)
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He grows too proud in his authority, Lifting his lofty head above the clouds, And, like a steeple, overpeers the church: But we'll pull down his haughty insolence; And, as Pope Alexander, our progenitor, Trod on the neck of German Frederick, Adding this golden sentence to our praise, "That Peter's heirs should tread on Emperors, And walk upon the dreadful adder's back, Treading the lion and the dragon down, And fearless spurn the killing basilisk," So will we quell that haughty schismatic, And, by authority apostolical, Depose him from his regal government.
You brought us word even now, it was decreed That Bruno and the cursed Emperor Were by the holy council both condemn'd For loathed Lollards and base schismatics: Then wherefore would you have me view that book?
The bishop added that during a visit to Russia with the archbishop just over two years ago, the patriarch had asked for permission to send over ordained priests for the Russian community in the north as well as tourists because they were aware of schismatic priests that were apparently taking advantage of Russians.
The Roman Catholic Church maintained the validity of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon and rejected its schismatic annulment.
It favors European integration and championed the independent church but the Moscow Patriarchate denounces it as schismatic.
Zakharova also said the United States encourages schismatic steps by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and Poroshenko against the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
"The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate considered the request of Skopje's schismatic church backed by the letter of FYROM's prime minister, Zoran Zaev, who asked the Patriarchate of Constantinople to take initiative for bringing the schismatic church back to canonical order under the name of Ohrid Archbishopric," said the statement from the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
Ever since the Roman Catholic Church and China began a dialogue in the 1980s, it was known that, one day, the Vatican would have to decide what to do about the nation's Catholic population, divided between those who had suffered persecution for remaining loyal to the pope and others had joined the schismatic church created by the Communist Party of China, which did not recognize the authority of the pope but was subject to the sway of the party through the state-created Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.
If the move to replace the bishops goes forward, Zen said, "the Vatican would be giving the blessing" to "the new strengthened schismatic church."
** Members of the Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church fear that if their church starts holding services together with priests from the "schismatic" Macedonian Orthodox Church without consent from other Orthodox Churches, it could be proclaimed schismatic itself by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
After climate change, economic inequality has become the greatest challenge facing the capitalist Western economies, says Brown; it was a major factor in Britain voting to leave the European Union and in the schismatic political campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in the US.
In a schismatic world, we stood out for our 'acceptance of homosexuality, expanded roles for women and immigrants,' as stated by Pew Research Center.