Definitions for eremitism

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

er•e•miteˈɛr əˌmaɪt(n.)

  1. a hermit or recluse, esp. one under a religious vow.

Origin of eremite:

1150–1200; ME < LL erēmītahermit


Princeton's WordNet

  1. eremitism(noun)

    monasticism characterized by solitude in which the social dimension of life is sacrificed to the primacy of religious experience


  1. eremitism(Noun)

    The state of being a hermit; seclusion from society.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eremitism(noun)

    the state of a hermit; a living in seclusion from social life


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