eremite

play
noun er·e·mite \ˈer-ə-ˌmīt\

Definition of eremite

  1. :  hermit; especially :  a religious recluse

eremitic

play \ˌer-ə-ˈmi-tik\ or

eremitical

play \ˌer-ə-ˈmi-ti-kəl\ adjective

eremitism

play \ˈer-ə-ˌmī-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Examples of eremite in a sentence

  1. an eremite wandering the desert alone as a test of his faith

Origin and Etymology of eremite

Middle English — more at hermit


First Known Use: 13th century

Other Christian Religious Terms



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