monastic meaning

Pronunciation:   "monastic" in a sentence
  • Adjective: monastic  mu'nastik
    1. Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
      - cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastical
    Noun: monastic  mu'nastik
    1. A male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
      - monk

    Derived forms: monastics

    See also: unworldly

    Type of: religious

    Encyclopedia: Monastic


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  1. a monastic disciple asked him, " why are you coming back?
  2. sherabling monastic seat from october to december 2005
  3. the monastic community generally lives a life of simplicity
  4. monastic island of reichenau at bodensee
  5. st sergius founded in this area a secluded monastic abode

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