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Meaning of ANCHORITE

Pronunciation:  'angku`rIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one retired from society for religious reasons
 

ANCHORITE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: hermit
 
 See Also: Augustinian, Austin Friar, eremite

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"cho*rite\, n.
Same as {Anchoret}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstainer, Albigensian, anchoress, ascetic, bedridden invalid, bhikshu, Catharist, cloistered monk, closet cynic, dervish, desert fathers, desert saints, Diogenes, eremite, fakir, flagellant, Franciscan, hermit, hermitess, Hieronymian, Hieronymite, homebody, invalid, isolationist, loner, marabout, mendicant, outcast, pariah, pillar saint, pillarist, puritan, recluse, Sabbatarian, sannyasi, seclusionist, shut-in, solitaire, solitary, solitudinarian, stay-at-home, stylite, Timon of Athens, Trappist, Waldensian, yogi, yogin
 

 

 

 

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