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    ascetic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ascetic

    (noun) someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    Synonyms : abstainer
    (adj) pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    Synonyms : ascetical
    Example Sentence
    • ascetic practices
    (adj) practicing great self-denial
    Synonyms : ascetical , austere , spartan
    Example Sentence
    • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it
    • a desert nomad's austere life
    • a spartan diet
    • a spartan existence
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someone who leaves all AESTHETICs is an ascetic

sounds like acetic—remember acetic acid(vinegar)i.e., sour in taste, one who has made is life sour in taste, i.e., away from pleasures for religious purposes

Aastic(Opposite of Nastic) Is ascetic

ASS+SEPTIC(infected)....a person who has got highly SEPTIC ASS will be a ASCETIC.......he cannot live a normal life....

ascetic ~ acidic; he is living ascetic life by drinking and eating only acidic things (not good in taste) and avoid anything have good taste.

A Serious Clergy Excludes the taking (TIC) of material comforts from his life, and practise rigid self-denial.

ascetic means nastik in hindi... remember amithabh bacchan's film nastik.. where doesn believe in god

abstemious or abstemious zealot.

Ascetic = Someone who lives ascetic life.

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