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Related / Similar Words: abstainer, ascetical, austere, spartan

 

Definition:
  • practices self denial as spiritual discipline;
  • practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad''s austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence";
  • pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline; "ascetic practices";

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    Hyponyms: puritan, stylite

     

    Pertainyms: abstainer

     

    Derivational Morphology: abstain, refrain, desist

     

    Anagrams: Cassite, statice, ectasia, ectasis, ascites

     

     
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