Examples of hermit in a Sentence
St. Jerome is said to have spent two years as a hermit in the desert, searching for inner peace.
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There were extensive discussions of a potential luxury-real-estate boom in a hermit kingdom where half the population lives in extreme poverty.
For See -- who runs Choson Exchange, a non-profit group that trains North Koreans on entrepreneurship -- the experience was an illustration of the lack of transparency and accountability commonplace in the hermit kingdom.
Yet aside from defectors — who have indeed carved out a piece of the memoir market — who can claim to know this hermit kingdom?
The shaggy hermit whose picture had been broadcast around the world now looked and acted like a mild professor.
The talks, expected by early June, would amount to a historic opening with the hermit kingdom.
Some Western countries are beginning to look like Japan and South Korea, which struggle with a more extreme kind of social isolation in which young people become virtual hermits.
Some say one was a lawyer, the other a stockbroker, who walked away and chose instead the life of religious hermits.
This week, Outside features editor Elizabeth Hightower Allen sat down with Finkel to talk about his relationship with Knight, his time spent researching hermits of the world, and what Knight thought of the book.
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Origin and Etymology of hermit
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: a person who lives in a simple way apart from others especially for religious reasons
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