adjective. used especially of behavior.
Example sentences of the word renunciant
1. Noun, singular or mass
A typical Hindu renunciant will leave all traces of the household life behind; family, career and other material responsibilities, in exchange for a spiritual life of meditation as a wandering mendicant.
By living the renunciant lifestyle, the ascetic seeks to conquer qualities such as lust, anger and greed in an effort to transcend samsara.