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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abstainer, asceticadjective

    someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

    Synonyms:
    abstinent, abstainer, nondrinker

    Antonyms:
    gluttonous

  2. ascetic, asceticaladjective

    pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline

    "ascetic practices"

    Synonyms:
    ascetical, spartan, austere

    Antonyms:
    gluttonous

  3. ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartanadjective

    practicing great self-denial

    "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"

    Synonyms:
    stark, severe, ascetical, stern, spartan, austere

    Antonyms:
    gluttonous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. asceticadjective

    Synonyms:
    austere, rigid, severe, stern, puritanical, uncompromising

  2. asceticnoun

    Synonyms:
    recluse, hermit, anchoret, solitary, solitaire, EREMITE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. asceticnoun

    Synonyms:
    hermit, recluse, eremite, anchoret, solitary

    Antonyms:
    voluptuary, sensualist, sybarite, worldling, epicure, gormand

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How to use ascetic in a sentence?

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.


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