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monastic

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adjective mo·nas·tic \mə-ˈnas-tik\

Simple Definition of monastic

  • : of or relating to monks or monasteries

  • : resembling or suggesting a monk or the life of a monk

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of monastic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to monasteries or to monks or nuns

  2. 2 :  resembling (as in seclusion or ascetic simplicity) life in a monastery

monastic noun
monastically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
monasticism play \-tə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun

Examples of monastic in a sentence

  1. He founded a monastic order in Belgium.

  2. He shows a monastic dedication to his job.

  3. She studied for the test with monastic zeal.



Circa 1563

First Known Use of monastic

circa 1563

Other Christian Religious Terms


MONASTIC Defined for Kids

monastic

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adjective mo·nas·tic \mə-ˈna-stik\

Definition of monastic for Students

  1. :  of or relating to monks or monasteries <He took monastic vows.>





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