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Meaning of MONASTICISM

Pronunciation:  mu'nasti`sizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  asceticism practiced in a monastery
 

MONASTICISM is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: asceticism, austerity, nonindulgence

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo*nas"ti*cism\, n.
The monastic life, system, or condition. --Milman.

 
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 Related Terms: abstinence, Albigensianism, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, asceticism, austerity, bachelordom, bachelorhood, bachelorism, bachelorship, Catharism, celibacy, continence, eremitism, fasting, flagellation, Franciscanism, friarhood, maceration, maidenhead, maidenhood, mendicantism, misogamy, misogyny, monachism, monkery, mortification, puritanism, rigor, Sabbatarianism, self-denial, self-mortification, single blessedness, single state, singleness, spinsterhood, Trappism, unwed state, virgin state, virginity, voluntary poverty, Waldensianism, Yoga
 

 

 

 

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