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Topic: RELIGION


monastic

adjective
     
mo‧nas‧tic
1RR relating to monks or life in a monastery:
the monastic life
a monastic community
Roman Catholic monastic orders (=groups of monks)
2 similar to a monk's way of living, for example quiet, simple, or not having sex:
He led a rather monastic lifestyle.
monasticism noun [uncountable]
early medieval monasticism
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