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Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
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  1. Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
  2. Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
  3. Very plain; lacking ornament or luxury
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
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  1. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  2. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  3. Sheer; utter; unqualified:
Very severe or sharp
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  1. Very severe or sharp
  2. Very strict or harsh
  3. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
A man who is a member of a brotherhood living in a monastery and devoted to a discipline prescribed by his order:
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  1. A man who is a member of a brotherhood living in a monastery and devoted to a discipline prescribed by his order:
A person who lives alone and apart from society for religious meditation; hermit; recluse
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  1. A person who lives alone and apart from society for religious meditation; hermit; recluse
(Very rare) A male given name
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  1. (Very rare) A male given name
  2. A woman who belongs to a religious order or congregation devoted to active service or meditation, typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
  3. A member of a women's religious order, esp. of one living under a common rule and taking vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
A cookie made with molasses, raisins, and nuts.
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  1. A cookie made with molasses, raisins, and nuts.
  2. A person who lives alone in a lonely or secluded spot, often from religious motives; recluse
  3. A person who has withdrawn from society and lives a solitary existence; a recluse.
Any of various Christian ascetics who lived on the tops of pillars
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  1. Any of various Christian ascetics who lived on the tops of pillars
  2. One of a number of early Christian ascetics who lived unsheltered on the tops of high pillars.
A religious recluse; hermit
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  1. A religious recluse; hermit
  2. A recluse or hermit, especially a religious recluse.
A Muslim religious mendicant.
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  1. A Muslim religious mendicant.
  2. A Hindu ascetic or religious mendicant, especially one who performs feats of magic or endurance.
  3. A member of a Muslim holy sect who lives by begging
One who is penitent.
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  1. One who is penitent.
  2. A person performing penance under the direction of a confessor.
A person who is very strict or austere in religious practice or moral outlook, especially someone who regards pleasure or luxury as sinful.
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  1. A person who is very strict or austere in religious practice or moral outlook, especially someone who regards pleasure or luxury as sinful.
  2. 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
  3. A member of a group of English Protestants who in the 1500s and 1600s advocated strict religious discipline along with simplification of the ceremonies and creeds of the Church of England.
A person who practices yoga
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  1. A person who practices yoga
  2. One who is adept in yoga.
A person who engages in or submits to flagellation
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  1. A person who engages in or submits to flagellation
  2. One who whips, especially one who scourges oneself for religious discipline or public penance.
A person who withdraws from the world to live in seclusion and often in solitude.
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  1. A person who withdraws from the world to live in seclusion and often in solitude.
  2. A person who lives a secluded, solitary life
Find another word for ascetic. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ascetic, like: austere, self-denying, plain, rigorous, holy man, monk, religious devotee, anchorite, self-denier, nun and self-tormenter.