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mo·nas·ti·cism

 (mə-năs′tĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
The monastic life or system, especially as practiced in a monastery.

monasticism

(məˈnæstɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the monastic system, movement, or way of life

monasticism

1. the rule or system of life in a monastery.
2. the life or condition of a monk. — monastic, n., adj. — monastical, adj.
See also: Christianity
a regularized program of religious observance, asceticism, and work foliowed in a monastery; monachism. — monastic, n., adj.
See also: Monks and Nuns

monasticism

Withdrawing from everyday life to concentrate on prayer and meditation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monasticism - asceticism as a form of religious lifemonasticism - asceticism as a form of religious life; usually conducted in a community under a common rule and characterized by celibacy and poverty and obedience
austerity, nonindulgence, asceticism - the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
eremitism - monasticism characterized by solitude in which the social dimension of life is sacrificed to the primacy of religious experience
Translations

monasticism

[məˈnæstɪsɪzəm] Nmonacato m, vida f monástica

monasticism

nMönch(s)tum nt

monasticism

[məˈnæstɪˌsɪzm] nmonachesimo
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