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eremitic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eremitic  \Er`e*mit"ic\,  Eremitical  \Er`e*mit"ic*al\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  eremite;  hermitical;  living  in 
  solitude.  ``An  eremitical  life  in  the  woods.''  --Fuller. 
  ``The  eremitic  instinct.''  --Lowell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eremitic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  befitting  eremites  or  their  practices 
  of  hermitic  living;  "eremitic  austerities"  [syn:  {hermitic}] 
  [ant:  {cenobitic}] 
  2:  characterized  by  ascetic  solitude;  "the  eremitic  element  in 
  the  life  of  a  religious  colony";  "his  hermitic  existence" 
  [syn:  {anchoritic},  {hermitic}] 
  3:  characterized  by  or  preferring  solitude  in  mode  of  life; 
  "the  eremitic  element  in  the  life  of  a  religious  colony"; 
  "a  lone  wolf";  "a  man  of  a  solitary  disposition"  [syn:  {lone(a)}, 
  {solitary}] 




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