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as·ke·sis

 (ə-skē′sĭs) or as·ce·sis (-sē′-)
n.
The exercise of rigorous self-discipline, especially mental self-discipline practiced as a means to spiritual growth.

[Greek askēsis, exercise, asceticism, and Late Latin ascēsis, asceticism (Late Latin, from Greek), from Greek askein, to exercise, practice.]

askesis

(əˈskiːsɪs)
n
the procedure of demonstrating self-control and determination of action and purpose
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