ascesis

play
noun as·ce·sis \ ə-ˈsē-səs \
variants: or less commonly play \ə-ˈskē-səs\

Definition of ascesis

plural asceses play \-ˈsē-(ˌ)sēz\ also askeses play \-ˈskē-(ˌ)sēz\

Origin and Etymology of ascesis

Late Latin or Greek; Late Latin, from Greek askēsis, literally, exercise, from askein


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