Schismatize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Schismatize To take part in schism; to make a breach of communion in the church.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • schismatize To play the schismatic; be tainted with a spirit of schism. Also spelled schismatise.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. schismatiser,

Usage

In literature:

Preach in popish chapel, teach schismatic, that is Protestant, child tongues and literature.
"Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest" by George Borrow
Thus took place a schism among the Schismatics.
"Russia" by Donald Mackenzie Wallace
This is an old rogue, a schismatical knave, a hypocritical villain.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
If they are heretics in your opinion, you are schismatics in ours.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
He gradually retrenched all the privileges which the schismatics enjoyed.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
This guilt is thine, Jeanne, and to thee I say that thy King is a schismatic and a heretic.
"Jeanne d'Arc" by Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
Why should his feelings, his prejudices, if prejudices they were, be less considered than the whims of schismatics?
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man is no longer socially banned for being heretical, schismatic, or liberal-minded.
"At Large" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Arminians were pronounced heretics, schismatics, teachers of false doctrines.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II." by John Lothrop Motley
Love is not schismatic.
"When the Holy Ghost is Come" by S. L. Brengle
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In poetry:

Whether averse the many, or the few,
To hold communion in this right'ous view,
Their thought commences heresy, their deed
Schismatical, though they profess the Creed;
Ways of distributing, if new, should still
Maintain the old communicative will.
"On Church Communion - Part III." by John Byrom

In news:

Ex-schismatic Christ the King Monastery unites with the Church.
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