coenobitical


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Adj.1.coenobitical - of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living
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It was thought that women could not live as strict an eremitic life as men, and so women Carthusians lived a more coenobitical life until 1970 or so.
20) Urged by the prior of Camaldoli to remain and take holy orders, John refused on account of his desire for a coenobitical rather than an eremitical life.
Originally more of an institutionalized eremiticism, Vallombrosa quickly moved towards a more traditional coenobitical existence.