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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ascetic (0.00958 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Ascetic.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ascetic pertapaan, petapa, zahid
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ascetic ascetic n : practices self denial as spiritual discipline [syn: abstainer] ascetic adj 1: pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline; “ascetic practices” [syn: ascetical] 2: 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” [syn: ascetical, austere, spartan]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ascetic Ascetic \As*cet"ic\a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to exercise, to practice gymnastics.] Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotions; austere; severe. [1913 Webster] The stern ascetic rigor of the Temple discipline. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Ascetic \As*cet"ic\, n. In the early church, one who devoted himself to a solitary and contemplative life, characterized by devotion, extreme self-denial, and self-mortification; a hermit; a recluse; hence, one who practices extreme rigor and self-denial in religious things. [1913 Webster] I am far from commending those ascetics that take up their quarters in deserts. --Norris. [1913 Webster] Ascetic theology, the science which treats of the practice of the theological and moral virtues, and the counsels of perfection. --Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster]

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