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asceticadjective

uk   /əˈset.ɪk/  us   /əˈset̬.ɪk/
avoiding physical pleasures and living a simple life, often for religious reasons: They live a very ascetic life.
ascetically
adverb uk   /əˈset.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /əˈset̬.ɪ.kəl.i/
asceticism
noun [U] uk   /əˈset.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/  us   /əˈset̬.ə.sɪ.zəm/

asceticnoun [C]

uk   /əˈset.ɪk/  us   /əˈset̬.ɪk/
someone who lives an ascetic life, often for religious reasons: He lived as an ascetic.
(Definition of ascetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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asceticadjective

 us   /əˈset̬·ɪk/
(Definition of ascetic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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