Antonyms for monastic:
Synonyms for monastic:
Other synonyms and related words:
monk, gracious, fast, settled, cloistral, rootless, private, suburban, cloistered, back-to-nature, sequestered, clerical, new age, social, monastical, conventual, enclosed, secluded, unworldly, reclusive.
with communal life (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for monastic:
- Through the selfish cowardice of the monastic life we often see the loving sympathy of Christian self- denial. - "The Arian Controversy", H. M. Gwatkin.
- The monastic institution, so far as Western Europe was concerned, was comparatively young when the work in Britain was begun. - "The Historic Thames", Hilaire Belloc.
- She had kept Araminta wrapped in cotton wool, mentally; shut her out from the world, and persistently shaped her toward a monastic ideal. - "A Spinner in the Sun", Myrtle Reed.