ascetically
adverb see ascetic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ascetically — ascetic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ strictly self disciplined and avoiding any sensory pleasures or luxuries. ► NOUN ▪ an ascetic person. DERIVATIVES ascetically adverb asceticism noun. ORIGIN from Greek ask t s monk , from askein …   English terms dictionary

  • ascetically — adverb in an ascetic manner she lived ascetically in a small house all by herself • Derived from adjective: ↑ascetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ascetically — See ascetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • ascetically — adverb In an ascetic manner …   Wiktionary

  • ascetically — adv. in an ascetic manner, austerely, abstinently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ascetically — as·cet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • ascetic — ascetically, adv. /euh set ik/, n. 1. a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self denial or self mortification for religious reasons. 2. a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp.… …   Universalium

  • ascetic — also ascetical adjective Etymology: Greek askētikos, literally, laborious, from askētēs one that exercises, hermit, from askein to work, exercise Date: 1646 1. practicing strict self denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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