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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or befitting a member of a religious order living in a convent or community or their practices of communal living.

Usage examples (33)
  • In the former, known as "cenobitic" (koinobion, coenobium, common life), there is a greater monastic rigor.
  • Martin of Tours founded (c. 362) a cenobitic community of monks near Poitiers.
  • With its hermitic and cenobitic antecedents, monasti - cism developed in the East, but received a unique direction in the West.
  • Seeking to live a more solitary life as a hermit, he left the cenobitic life of the Benedictine abbey to search for an appropriate refuge. for more
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