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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. asceticism: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. asceticism: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. asceticism: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. asceticism: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. asceticism: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. asceticism: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. asceticism: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. asceticism: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. asceticism: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. asceticism: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. asceticism: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. asceticism: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Asceticism: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  14. Asceticism: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. asceticism: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  16. asceticism: Rhymezone [home, info]
  17. Asceticism: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  18. Asceticism: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  19. asceticism: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  20. asceticism: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  21. asceticism: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. asceticism: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. asceticism: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. asceticism: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. asceticism: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]
  2. asceticism: The Ism Book [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. asceticism: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Asceticism: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. asceticism: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. asceticism: Sociology [home, info]
  2. Asceticism: Glossary of Unusual Sexual Practices [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Asceticism: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. Asceticism: Glossary of spiritual and religious terms [home, info]
  3. ASCETICISM: Irivng Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. asceticism: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (asceticism)

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

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