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Asceticism

Asceticism Meaning & Definition
Asceticism Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Asceticism?

[n] the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Asceticism: austerity | nonindulgence

Related Terms | Find terms related to Asceticism: abstainment | abstemiousness | abstention | abstinence | avoidance | banyan day | celibacy | chastity | cold purgatorial fires | continence | Day of Atonement | Encratism | eschewal | fast | fasting | fish day | flagellation | Friday | fruitarianism | gymnosophy | hair shirt | Lenten fare | lustration | maceration | mortification | nephalism | penance | penitence | penitential act | penitential exercise | plain living | purgation | purgatory | Pythagoreanism | Pythagorism | Rechabitism | refraining | refrainment | repentance | sackcloth and ashes | sexual abstinence | Shakerism | simple diet | spare diet | Spartan fare | Stoicism | teetotalism | the pledge | total abstinence | vegetarianism | Yom Kippur

See Also | monasticism | self-denial | self-discipline

Asceticism In Webster's Dictionary

\As*cet"i*cism\, n. The condition, practice, or mode of life, of ascetics.

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