Synonyms of ascetic in English:

ascetic


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adjective

1‘an ascetic life of prayer, fasting, and manual labour’

SYNONYMS
austere, self-denying, abstinent, abstemious, non-indulgent, self-disciplined, frugal, simple, rigorous, strict, severe, hair-shirt, spartan, monastic, monkish, monklike, nunlike
reclusive, solitary, cloistered, eremitic, anchoritic, hermitic
celibate, continent, chaste, puritanical, self-abnegating, other-worldly, mortified
ANTONYMS

sybaritic


noun

1‘St Paul the Egyptian was a desert ascetic’

SYNONYMS
abstainer, recluse, hermit, solitary, anchorite, anchoress, desert saint, celibate, puritan, nun, monk
fakir, Sufi, dervish
yogi, rishi, sannyasi
sadhu, muni
hikikomori
rare gymnosophist, marabout, santon, eremite, stylite, pillar saint, pillar hermit, pillarist, aerialist, cenobite
ANTONYMS

sybarite