Ascetic definitions

ə-sĕt'ĭk
The definition of an ascetic is a person who lives a life of strict self-discipline, contemplation and without pleasures and comforts.

An example of an ascetic is a monk.

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A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere self-discipline, especially as an act of religious devotion.
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Relating to, characteristic of, or leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial, especially for spiritual improvement.
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Of or characteristic of ascetics or asceticism; self-denying; austere.
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A person who leads a life of contemplation and rigorous self-denial for religious purposes.
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Anyone who lives with strict self-discipline and without the usual pleasures and comforts.
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Of or relating to ascetics; characterized by rigorous self-denial or self-discipline; austere; abstinent; involving a withholding of physical pleasure.
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One who is devoted to the practice of self-denial, either through seclusion or stringent abstinence.
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Origin of ascetic

Late Greek askētikos from Greek askētēs practitioner, hermit, monk from askein to work