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Correct spelling:
monastic
Definition:
Pert. to monks or to monasteries; secluded from the world; devoted to religion.

Synonyms:

adjective
ascetic
ascetic, teetotaling, franciscan, celibate, spartan, lenten, stark, dry, hermit-like, penitential, stoic, trappist, repentant, abstemious, abstinent, severe, miserly, parsimonious, austere.
celibate
monkish, chaste, single, pure, solitary, virgin, abstinent, lone, intact, unplowed, spinsterish, virginal, ascetic, asexual, old maid, abstemious, maiden, unwed, alone, celibate, unmarried, bachelor.
with communal life
austere, celibate, oblate, reclusive, ascetic, solitary, secluded, monkish, contemplative.
noun
monastic
conventual, monastical, monk, cloistered, unworldly, cloistral.
person
monastic, monk.
verb
humble
pious, devout, religious.
Examples of usage:
  1. My dear Mark, I cannot say frankly that I approve of your monastic scheme. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  2. I must get away from this place- away from this city of turmoil and wickedness, into some quieter comer of the world,- some monastic retreat where I may end my days in peace,- - I cannot fight my devils here- they are too strong for me! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  3. In 1586 he was sent to a monastic school at Maulbronn, which had been established at the Reformation, and was under the patronage of the Duke of Wurtemberg. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  4. As each Sacrament is a vast scene in which the smallest details go to enhance the effect of the whole, so the Seven Sacraments form a harmonious entirety, a single work, representing the development of the Christian life by means of its most august ceremonies, in the same way as the twenty- two St. Brunos of Lesueur express the whole monastic life, the intention of the variety being to give a truer conception of its unity. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  5. Another part of this bill has for its object, the putting an end to the order of the Jesuits and other monastic orders in this country. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
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