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Ascetic means practicing self denial or extreme self restraint.

Ascetic comes under adjective.

Synonyms: austere, abstemious, strict.

Antonyms: comfortable, indulgent, luxurious, sensual, dissolute, self-indulgent, sensuous, pampered.

Sample Usage

1.After the death of his wife, Mr. Ravi lived an ascetic existence; he never went out, and he refused to have any fun.

2.As an ascetic, my uncle lived alone in the mountains and refused to eat anything except bread and water.

3.The reporter was surprised by the cult's ascetic lifestyle.

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