schismatic
I. noun Date: 14th century one who creates or takes part in schism II. adjective also schismatical Date: 15th century of, relating to, or guilty of schism • schismatically adverb

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  • schismatic — SCHISMÁTIC, Ă, schismatici, ce, adj. (Adesea substantivat) Care s a separat de comunitatea unei biserici, care nu mai recunoaşte autoritatea unei biserici. – Din fr. schismatique, lat. schismaticus. Trimis de thiess, 07.08.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • Schismatic — Schis*mat ic (s[i^]z*m[a^]t [i^]k; so nearly all ortho[ e]pists), a. [L. schismaticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. schismatique.] Of or pertaining to schism; implying schism; partaking of the nature of schism; tending to schism; as, schismatic opinions or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schismatic — Schis*mat ic (?; 277), n. One who creates or takes part in schism; one who separates from an established church or religious communion on account of a difference of opinion. They were popularly classed together as canting schismatics. Macaulay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schismatic — index contentious, divisive, heretic, hostile, polemic, recusant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • schismatic — late 14c. (n.); mid 15c. (adj.), from O.Fr. schismatique, from Church L. schismaticus, from Gk. skhismatikos, from schisma (see SCHISM (Cf. schism)). Related: Schismatical …   Etymology dictionary

  • schismatic — n *heretic, sectarian, dissenter, nonconformist …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • schismatic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characterized by or favouring schism. ► NOUN chiefly historical ▪ (especially in the Christian Church) a person who promotes schism …   English terms dictionary

  • schismatic — [siz mat′ik, skizmat′ik] adj. [ME scismatike < MFr scismatique < LL(Ec) schismaticus < Gr schismatikos] 1. of, characteristic of, or having the nature of, schism 2. tending to, causing, or guilty of schism: Also schismatical n. a person… …   English World dictionary

  • Schismatic — Depending on the context, schismatic may mean:* a member of a schism, or, as an adjective, of or pertaining to a schism * pertaining to the schisma in music * Schismatic temperament …   Wikipedia

  • schismatic — adj. & n. (also schismatical) adj. inclining to, concerning, or guilty of, schism. n. 1 a holder of schismatic opinions. 2 a member of a schismatic faction or a seceded branch of a Church. Derivatives: schismatically adv. Etymology: ME f. OF… …   Useful english dictionary

  • schismatic — schismatically, adv. schismaticalness, n. /siz mat ik, skiz /, adj. 1. Also, schismatical. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of schism; guilty of schism. n. 2. a person who promotes schism or is an adherent of a schismatic body. [1350 1400; <… …   Universalium

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