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monastic

mo·nas·tic

monastic

 
pronunciation:
m nae stihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to monasteries or monks.
synonyms:
cloistral
similar words:
cloistered
definition 2: of or characterized by an austere, secluded life such as that led by a monk.
synonyms:
ascetic, austere
similar words:
celibate, reclusive, secluded
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who makes a religious vow to live in austerity and seclusion.
synonyms:
abbess, abbot, friar, monk, nun
similar words:
anchorite, ascetic, cenobite, conventual, eremite, hermit, recluse, religious, sister
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derivations: monastically (adv.), monasticism (n.)