Definitions For Asceticism


  • Rigorous self-denial and active self-restraint
  • The trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
  • The doctrine that through renunciation of worldly pleasures it is possible to achieve a high spiritual or intellectual state

Is Asceticism a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Asceticism is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Asceticism in a Sentence

  • An ascetic diet of rice and beans

Synonyms for Asceticism

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