schismatic


schismatic

adjective

  1. Also schis·mat·i·cal. of, relating to, or of the nature of schism; guilty of schism.

noun

  1. a person who promotes schism or is an adherent of a schismatic body.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or promoting schism

noun

  1. a person who causes schism or belongs to a schismatic faction

late 14c. (n.); mid-15c. (adj.), from Old French scismatique (Modern French schismatique), from Church Latin schismaticus, from Greek skhismatikos, from schisma (see schism). Used also as a noun in Old French and Late Latin. Related: Schismatical; schismatically.

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