Ascetic synonyms

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Grim or severe in manner or appearance
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Straightforward; frank or candid:
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Manifesting, exercising, or favoring rigour; allowing no abatement or mitigation; scrupulously accurate; exact; strict; severe; relentless; as, a rigorous officer of justice; a rigorous execution of law; a rigorous definition or demonstration.
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(Slang) A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
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A person who has retired into seclusion for religious reasons.
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The languages of the Bamun people of western Cameroon.
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A religious recluse; someone who lives alone for religious reasons; an eremite.
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(Christianity, historical) A Christian ascetic in ancient times who lived alone on top of a tall pillar.
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A hermit; a religious recluse, someone who lives alone.
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A member of a Muslim holy sect who lives by begging
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A person performing penance under the direction of a confessor.
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Any member of a Protestant group in England and the American colonies that in the 16th and 17th cent. wanted to make the Church of England simpler in its services and stricter about morals
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A person who practices yoga
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A person who engages in or submits to flagellation
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A person who withdraws from the world to live in seclusion and often in solitude.
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Mild; calm; gentle; not violent
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Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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Refraining from indulgence, especially from the indulgence of appetite; abstemious; continent; temperate. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Of or in a state of celibacy
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Having or characterized by discipline
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The definition of exacting is making excessive demands, or requiring great patience and effort.
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Fixed (in opinion)
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Firmly in position; stationary:
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The definition of harsh is someone or something unpleasant to the senses or feelings, or someone who is crude or extremely cruel.
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The definition of precise is exact.
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Having self-discipline, be in control of one's self and one's actions.
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Alternative capitalization of stoic
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Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
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Aloof; austere
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Alternative spelling of anchorite.
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The definition of asceticism is a practice in which one gets rid of worldly pleasures and focuses on thinking, particularly for religious or spiritual purposes.
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The quality of being austere.
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A Christian who favors rigid observance of Sunday as the Sabbath
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Taking action that sacrifices one's own benefit for the good of others.
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One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret, hermit or recluse.
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One leading a solitary or secluded life.
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Not luxurious or ornate; plain; austere
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Agent noun of abstain; one who abstains; especially, one who abstains from something they enjoy, such as the use of intoxicating liquors, or one who abstains for religious reasons; one who practices self-denial. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Clearly distinguished or delineated:
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