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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a self-disciplined manner; In the manner of self-denial (often for spiritual purposes).

Usage examples (34)
  • She lived ascetically in a small house all by herself
  • Adjective : an ascetic existence
  • Before she could comment again, a tall, ascetically thin man approached them.
  • For some reason, that just ascetically felt better than to say for my mother and father. for more
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