Definition of "anchoritic" []

  • Of or pertaining to an anchorite (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anchoritic" in a sentence
  • "Across the Channel in England, at roughly the same time, Aelred, the Cistercian abbot of Rievaulx, composed a Rule for recluses intended for his sister and the small group of companions who had joined her in the anchoritic life."
  • "Or refuge wherein a handful of carnivore outcasts had lived, nearly anchoritic."
  • "And candor compels the admission forthwith that the presence of this anchoritic merit in the wilderness is hardly due to me."
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