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Definition of "schismatical" []

  • Alternative form of schismatic. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "schismatical" in a sentence
  • "To save his place he had given a dishonest vote for degrading one of her most eminent ministers, had affected to doubt her orthodoxy, had listened with the outward show of docility to teachers who called her schismatical and heretical, and had offered to cooperate strenuously with her deadliest enemies in their designs against her."
  • "I'm not even sure that we can call it schismatical any more, since its members clearly do not will separation of any kind from Rome."
  • "Here, at least, although the candlestick of the Church of England had been in some degree removed from its place, it yet afforded a glimmering light; there was a hierarchy, though schismatical, and fallen from the principles maintained by those great fathers of the church, Sancroft and his brethren; there was a liturgy, though woefully perverted in some of the principal petitions."
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