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doc Definition of ascetic
    English to English
    adjective
  • pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
  • Ascetic practices.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotions; austere; severe.
  • source: Webster 1913
    noun
  • someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • In the early church, one who devoted himself to a solitary and contemplative life, characterized by devotion, extreme self-denial, and self-mortification; a hermit; a recluse; hence, one who practices extreme rigor and self-denial in religious things.
  • source: Webster 1913
    adjective satellite
  • practicing great self-denial
  • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it.
    A desert nomad's austere life.
    A spartan diet.
    A spartan existence.
    source: WordNet 3.0
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