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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