Definition of "eremitical" [eremitical]

  • Alternative form of eremitic. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "Simon, who had then lived a recluse twenty years, imitating the Macariuses and Arseniuses in the most heroic practices of penance and contemplation, was much affected with the devotion of these servants of God to the blessed Virgin, their edifying deportment, and their eremitical austere institute, and joined their holy company before the end of the year 1212."
  • "In the factionalized Ming-era environment, for example, several centuries before Wang, the rift between professional court-painters and austere, eremitical scholars stood for decorative vs. exploratory, descriptive vs. symbolic, illustrative vs. calligraphic, collaborators vs. refuseniks, sumptuary vs. anchorite, among numerous other polarities."
  • "When we descried him from above, he had a most eremitical appearance; and on our return told us, he had been so much engaged by Gataker, that he had never missed us."
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