What does monastic mean?

Definitions for monastic
məˈnæs tɪkmonas·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monk, monastic(adj)

    a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

  2. cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical(adj)

    of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

Wiktionary

  1. monastic(Noun)

    A person with monastic ways, e.g. monks.

  2. monastic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to monasteries or monks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monastic(noun)

    a monk

  2. Monastic(adj)

    alt. of Monastical

Editors Contribution

  1. monastic

    From 'monas', the One, not from 'monos' 'alone': a searcher after the One.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 12, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of monastic in a Sentence

  1. Benyamin Storchan:

    We were surprised by the wonderful state of preservation of the ancient remains, and the richness of the finds being uncovered, the artifacts found in the large building, which seems to be a monastic compound, may indicate that the site was important and perhaps a center for ancient pilgrims in the Judean Shephelah region.

  2. Cressida Williams:

    It is of the utmost significance to us to have here in our collections a copy of the core Christian text which was owned by one of the last monks of the medieval monastic community, the bible bears witness to the upheavals of the Reformation, a time which defined what the Cathedral is today, and will have a key role in telling visitors our story.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    It was not reason that besieged Troy; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world; that inspired the crusades; that instituted the monastic orders; it was not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination.

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