ascesis

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as·ce·sis

noun \ə-ˈsē-səs\
plural as·ce·ses \-ˈsē-(ˌ)sēz\ also as·ke·ses \-ˈskē-(ˌ)sēz\

Definition of ASCESIS

Variants of ASCESIS

as·ce·sis also as·ke·sis \ə-ˈskē-səs\

Origin of ASCESIS

Late Latin or Greek; Late Latin, from Greek askēsis, literally, exercise, from askein
First Known Use: 1873

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