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Definitions of ascetic:
- noun: practices self denial as spiritual discipline
- adjective: pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
Example: "Ascetic practices"
- adjective: practicing great self-denial
Example: "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it- William James"
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