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1. ascetic

noun. ['əˈsɛtɪk'] someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline.

Synonyms

  • abstainer
  • puritan
  • stylite

Antonyms

  • esurient
  • piggish
  • ravenous
  • crapulous

Etymology

  • ἀσκητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀσκητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word ascetic


1. Adjective
Vinegar is high in ascetic acid, which can help the body better absorb minerals from food.

2. ascetic

adjective. ['əˈsɛtɪk'] practicing great self-denial.

Synonyms

  • abstemious
  • austere
  • ascetical

Antonyms

  • indulgent
  • irresolute
  • intemperate
  • fancy

Etymology

  • ἀσκητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀσκητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. ascetic

adjective. ['əˈsɛtɪk'] pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline.

Antonyms

  • ravening

Etymology

  • ἀσκητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀσκητής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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