Nouns (2)

ascetic, abstainer
n. someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

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Adjectives (6)

ascetical, spartan, austere, ascetic
adj. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
ascetical, ascetic
adj. pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline; "ascetic practices"

Fuzzynyms (17)

n. a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms; "`pick' is the primitive from which `picket' is derived"
Thelonious Sphere Monk, Thelonious Monk, Monk
n. United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
solitudinarian, troglodyte, solitary, recluse, hermit
n. one who lives in solitude
n. a Christian recluse
hermit, anchorite
n. one retired from society for religious reasons
adj. of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
spartan, severe
adj. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"; "a strict disciplinarian"; "a Spartan upbringing"
adj. of or infected by rabies
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people

Synonyms (4)

abstentious, abstinent
adj. self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink; "not totally abstinent but abstemious"
sparing, temperate
adj. not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"

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