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ascetic

uh se tik

  • n  someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
  • a  pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
    ascetic practices
  • s  practicing great self-denial
    Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James

  • Though the leader led the life of an ascetic, he allowed corruption to flourish right under his nose.
  • After the death of his wife, he lead the life of an ascetic.
  • A monk decided that living life as an ascetic was not for him; so he left the temple.
News & Articles

  • Live Music
    June 19 Highbrow hootenany Formerly known as The Ascetic Junkies, married couple Kali Giaritta and Matt Harmon are now going by the moniker There is No Mountain. Although lumped into the Americana category, the couple is far more experimental than your average roots rockers, changing tempos and chord patterns with the abandon of prog rockers. Just listen to “Owl City,” which sounds like ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune
  • Live Music
    June 19 Highbrow hootenany Formerly known as The Ascetic Junkies, married couple Kali Giaritta and Matt Harmon are now going by the moniker There is No Mountain. Although lumped into the Americana category, the couple is far more experimental than your average roots rockers, changing tempos and chord patterns with the abandon of prog rockers. Just listen to “Owl City,” which sounds like ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune

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