Synonyms of monastic


1. monk, monastic, religious

usage: a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work


1. cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical, unworldly (vs. worldly)

usage: of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

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Definition and meaning of monastic (Dictionary)