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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a monastery. Used often of monks and nuns.
  • adj. Resembling life in a monastery in style, structure, or manner, especially:
  • adj. Secluded and contemplative.
  • adj. Strictly disciplined or regimented.
  • adj. Self-abnegating; austere.
  • n. A monk.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Of or relating to monasteries or monks.
  • n. A person with monastic ways, e.g. monks.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A monk.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to monasteries, or to their occupants, rules, etc., .
  • adj. Secluded from temporal concerns and devoted to religion; recluse.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of monks or nuns; ascetic: as, monastic life, vows, or practices.
  • Adapted to or suitable for monks or nuns; of ascetic character or use: as, monastic buildings or architecture; monastic seclusion.
  • An epithet noting a style of book-decoration in which medieval forms of compact ornament are strongly stamped on the sides or back of the book without any use of gold-leaf.
  • an abbot who was also a bishop; or
  • a monk consecrated bishop, resident in a monastery, and exercising his office in confirmations, ordinations, etc., but without jurisdiction.
  • n. A monk; a religious recluse.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
  • adj. of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
  • Equivalent
    unworldly    monastical   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    monk    recluse    conventual    monachal    monkish   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    anaplastic    bombastic    desmoplastic    drastic    dynastic   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    ecclesiastical    buddhist    medieval    clerical    feudal