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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to monks or nuns and where they live.

Usage examples (37)
  • Choosing to live a monastic life often means spending hours in quiet meditation daily.
  • Such occurrences mark time in monastic life and find their way into the vitae.
  • The sister of Rufinus, Sylvania, who passed her life at Jerusalem, is famous in monastic history.
  • Above all she called monastic communities and the clergy to a life in keeping with their vocation. for more
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