- adj. 苦行的；禁欲主义的
- n. 苦行者；禁欲者
来自希腊语askeo, 修行，特指宗教人士的苦修。可能来自askos, 同skin, 借指放弃一切舒适的裸体隐修，包括衣服，以达到一种灵魂的超越。如印度耆那教天衣派。
- ascetic (adj.)
- 1640s, from Greek asketikos "rigorously self-disciplined, laborious," from asketes "monk, hermit," earlier "one who practices an art or trade," from askein "to exercise, train," originally "to train for athletic competition, practice gymnastics, exercise."
- ascetic (n.)
- "one of the early Christians who retired to the desert to live solitary lives of meditation and prayer," 1670s, from ascetic (adj.).
- 1. The monks lived a very ascetic life.
- 2. The hermit followed an ascetic life - style.
- 3. He left the luxuries of the court for the life of an ascetic.
- 4. She has never been close to her ascetic, workaholic father.
- 5. His thin, ascetic face mirrows an intensity of thought.
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