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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to separating from a religious communion because of differences.

Usage examples (27)
  • 2dly, A calling the schismatical deserters of it, true protestants.
  • Garizim, where the Samaritans had their schismatical temple.
  • 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.
  • In the 16th century the Catholics were so furiously persecuted by Zachary, a schismatical patriarch, that they fled and took refuge in other countries. for more
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