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Ascetic

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See also: Asceticism

A person who renounces material comforts and leads a Life of austere self-discipline, especially as an act of religious devotion.

1. Leading a Life of self-discipline and self-denial, especially for Spiritual improvement.

See Synonyms at severe.

2. Pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic; self-denying and austere: an ascetic existence.

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