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asceticism


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asceticism  \As*cet"i*cism\,  n. 
  The  condition,  practice,  or  mode  of  life,  of  ascetics. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asceticism 
  n  :  the  trait  of  great  self-denial  (especially  refraining  from 
  worldly  pleasures)  [syn:  {austerity},  {nonindulgence}] 




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