Definition of eremitical in English:



See eremite

  • ‘When Romanus withdraws into the rugged mountains and takes up life under a pine tree next to a spring, for instance, we see the adaptation of Eastern eremitical forms to the Gallican geographical context.’
  • ‘Obviously, other Celtic tales incorporate the same division, and one has to ask whether the eremitical movement is really separable from this myth of withdrawal into innocence.’
  • ‘The best I could find was Raven's Bread - ‘a quarterly newsletter for hermits and those interested in the eremitical life.’’
  • ‘These new orders were all influenced by the eremitical tradition: many indeed emerged from communities of hermits.’
  • ‘In time, the eremitical ideal diminished, and wandering gave way to a settled, monastic way of life.’