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Definition of "schismatic" []

  • Of, relating to, or engaging in schism. (adjective)
  • One who promotes or engages in schism. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "schismatic" in a sentence
  • "We cannot shut our eyes to the fact that the schismatic is abroad in our land."
  • "Preach in popish chapel, teach schismatic, that is Protestant, child tongues and literature."
  • "[Footnote: Including what I had to pay for being called a schismatic by the Archbishop of Paris, or his officials.]"