Associations to the word «Monastic»


MONASTIC, adjective. Of or relating to monasteries or monks.
MONASTIC, noun. A person with monastic ways; a monk.

Dictionary definition

MONASTIC, noun. A male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work.
MONASTIC, adjective. Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.

Wise words

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