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Synonyms for monastic

Synonyms for (noun) monastic

Synonyms: monastic, monk Definition: a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

Similar words: religious Definition: a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

Synonyms for (adjective) monastic

Synonyms: monastic, monastical, cloistered, cloistral, conventual Definition: of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

Similar words: unworldly Definition: not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations Usage: was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards- Sheldon Cheney