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Hermit synonyms
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A member of any of various mediaeval congregations of hermits named after St. Jerome.
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  1. A member of any of various mediaeval congregations of hermits named after St. Jerome.
One who is devoted to the practice of self-denial, either through seclusion or stringent abstinence.
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  1. One who is devoted to the practice of self-denial, either through seclusion or stringent abstinence.
  2. Anyone who lives with strict self-discipline and without the usual pleasures and comforts
  3. A person who leads a life of contemplation and rigorous self-denial for religious purposes
A person who has retired into seclusion for religious reasons.
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  1. A person who has retired into seclusion for religious reasons.
A member of a religious order living in a monastery or convent
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  1. A member of a religious order living in a monastery or convent
One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret, hermit or recluse.
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  1. One who lives alone, or in solitude; an anchoret, hermit or recluse.
  2. A person who lives alone; a recluse.
  3. Solitary confinement.
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
A religious recluse; hermit
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  1. A religious recluse; hermit
  2. A recluse or hermit, especially a religious 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 Muslim hermit or saint, especially in northern Africa.
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  1. A Muslim hermit or saint, especially in northern Africa.
  2. A Muslim hermit or holy man, esp. among the Berbers and Moors
  3. The tomb or shrine of such a man
(Obsolete) A hermit; one who is solitary.
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(Historical, Christianity) A stylite.
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  1. (Historical, Christianity) A stylite.
A female anchorite
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  1. A female anchorite
  2. A female anchorite. A woman who chooses to withdraw from the world to live a solitary life of prayer and contemplation.
  3. A woman who has retired into seclusion for religious reasons.
Find another word for hermit. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hermit, like: holy man, hieronymite, hermitress, ascetic, anchorite, cenobite, solitary, recluse, eremite, santon and stylite.