Definition of monastic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    monastic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//məˈnæstɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1connected with monks or monasteries a monastic community monastic lands
  2. 2(of a way of life) simple and quiet and possibly celibate synonym ascetic He leads a monastic life with very little contact with other people.
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