What is another word for schismatic?

262 synonyms found


[ skɪsmˈatɪk], [ skɪsmˈatɪk], [ s_k_ɪ_s_m_ˈa_t_ɪ_k]

Schismatic simply means a person who violates the unity of a religious group or an organization. Some synonyms that can be used in place of the word "schismatic" include dissident, separatist, nonconformist, dissenter, and rebel. These words describe individuals who do not agree with the commonly held beliefs or practices of a group and choose to separate themselves from the mainstream or official views. Other synonyms that convey the idea of separation and deviation from established norms include heretic, apostate, sectary, seceder, and outlier. Whether used in religious contexts or in organizations and institutions, these words capture the essence of the quality of being schismatic.

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How to use "Schismatic" in context?

Schismatic is a term used to describe people and groups who have breaks from the larger church or religious body. Schismatics can range from people who have left their original faith to outright rebels who disagree with the religious authority structure. Schismatics can often be found in religious groups that are divided over ideological or theological differences. Often, schismatics are viewed with suspicion by the majority of the group, who may view their actions as rebellious and dangerous.

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