askesis
variant of ascesis

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  • askesis — askezė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Susilaikymas kaip vienas iš aristokratų idealo ir gyvensenos reikalavimų. kilmė gr. askēsis – atletų pratimai atitikmenys: angl. askesia; askesis vok. Askese, f; Aszese, f;… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • askesis — /euh skee sis/, n., pl. askeses / seez/. strict self discipline or self control, as for religious or meditative purposes. Also, ascesis. [1870 75; Gk askesis exercise, training, equiv. to aske (var. s. of askeîn to practice, train) + sis SIS] * * …   Universalium

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  • askesis — noun asceticism …   Wiktionary

  • Asceticism — Not to be confused with Aestheticism. Ascetic redirects here. It is not to be confused with Acetic. Asceticism (from the Greek: ἄσκησις, áskēsis, exercise or training ) describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from various sorts of… …   Wikipedia

  • asceticism — /euh set euh siz euhm/, n. 1. the manner of life, practices, or principles of an ascetic. 2. the doctrine that a person can attain a high spiritual and moral state by practicing self denial, self mortification, and the like. 3. rigorous self… …   Universalium

  • ascèse — [ asɛz ] n. f. • 1890; gr. askêsis « exercice » ♦ Discipline qu une personne s impose pour tendre vers la perfection morale, l affranchissement de l esprit, dans le domaine religieux ou spirituel. ⇒ ascétisme. « Le Saint et l artiste sont amenés …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ascetical theology — is the organized study or presentation of spiritual teachings found in Christian Scripture and the Church Fathers that help the faithful to more perfectly follow Christ and attain to Christian perfection . The word ascetic is from the Greek word… …   Wikipedia

  • Stoicism — Stoicism, a school of Hellenistic philosophy, was founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in the early third century BC. It concerns the active relationship between cosmic determinism and human freedom, and the belief that it is virtuous to maintain… …   Wikipedia

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