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Meaning of ANCHORITE

Pronunciation:  'angku`rIt

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 Definition: [n]  one retired from society for religious reasons
 
 Synonyms: hermit
 
 See Also: Augustinian, Austin Friar, eremite

 

 

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

 
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 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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