VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

4. Moral practice

Asceticism.

[Antonyms: sensualist.]

[Nouns] asceticism, puritanism, sabbatarianism; cynicism, austerity; total abstinence; nephalism.

mortification, aceration, sackcloth and ashes, flagellation; penance [more]; fasting [more]; martyrdom.

ascetic; anchoret, anchorite; martyr; Heautontimorumenos; hermit (recluse) [more]; puritan, sabbatarian, cynic, sanyasi, yogi.

[Adjectives] ascetic, austere, puritanical; cynical; over-religious; acerbic.

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