Definition of monastic
monasticallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
monasticismplay \-tə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun
Examples of monastic in a sentence
He founded a monastic order in Belgium.
He shows a monastic dedication to his job.
She studied for the test with monastic zeal.
First Known Use of monastic
MONASTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monastic for English Language Learners
: of or relating to monks or monasteries
: resembling or suggesting a monk or the life of a monk
MONASTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of monastic for Students
: of or relating to monks or monasteries <He took monastic vows.>
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