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Adjective
Resembling or suggestive of monks or their way of life, especially in being austere, solitary, or celibate
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“Having had a good day of golf and wine with the two Jims and myself, he retired to his room in the monastic student hall of residence.”
Adjective
Relating to monks, nuns, or others living under religious vows, or the buildings in which they live
“I saw how they lived, saw how they dressed, and that influenced in a very strict way the monastic protocols that we later put into action in our own monastic order.”
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Sparing or economical as regards money or food
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Very plain in style or appearance
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Relating to the clergy
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Unmarried or not involved in a romantic relationship
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Noun
Man who devotes life to contemplation of god
“A couple of years ago he first began to think he'd like to join monastic life full time.”
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