Nun Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Nun

A member of a community of monks, nuns, etc.
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A petitioner or candidate, esp. one for admission into a religious order
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A female fellow member of the same race, church, profession, organization, etc.
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(Dated) A woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter.
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In an abbey of nuns, the woman in charge next below the abbess
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The head of a convent; an abbess
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Of or pertaining to a cenobite
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A fanatical or zealous believer in a particular religion or god
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(Christianity) A name given by the early Christians, and still given by the Roman Catholics, to those who have recently embraced the Christian faith, and been admitted to baptism, especially those converts from heathenism or Judaism.
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The definition of a novice is a beginner, or a person at the start of something.
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A novice
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One who lives in isolation or seclusion, especially for religious reasons.
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A member of a religious order living in a monastery or convent
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A person who lives a secluded, solitary life
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(Short for) vestal virgin
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A devotee of a particular religion or cult
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a buoy resembling a cone
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(Nautical) a buoy in the shape of a cone, normally painted black, and numbered with odd numbers, used to show the starboard side of a channel; the port side is marked with a can buoy
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Antonyms for Nun

(Slang) A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
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