Definition of monastic
- the rituals of monastic life
- shows a monastic dedication to his job
He founded a monastic order in Belgium.
He shows a monastic dedication to his job.
She studied for the test with monastic zeal.
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: of or relating to monks or monasteries
: resembling or suggesting a monk or the life of a monk
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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