1. characterized by ascetic solitude
    the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony
    his hermitic existence
  2. of or relating to or befitting eremites or their practices of hermitic living
    eremitic austerities
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How To Use eremitic In A Sentence

  • Kevin Blanco, meanwhile, having taken his rec pen hostage, is perched on top of that basketball hoop with an air of eremitic remoteness. Prison Porn
  • In the first half of the 4th century Pachomius (c. 290–346) established cenobitic (communal, in contrast to eremitic) monasteries for men and for women in Upper Egypt. B. The Early Church
  • It was an Egyptian by the name of Anthony who became the father of the eremitic life. World’s Great Men of Color
  • Vasari's portrait of the aged Piero as eremitic and antisocial has influenced the way scholars have read the few available documents.
  • On the other they meet Paul the Hermit, the traditional founder of the eremitic life.
  • Misanthropic and eremitic, He was scruffy, ill-mannered, unemployable, and only went out after dark. Captain Corelli's Mandolin
  • the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony
  • To try and liven up the downcast mood, some of my fellow-tourists start reminiscing about more productive quests for an appointment with our eremitic host.
  • While the saint's dress denotes the eremitic character of the order of friars at S. Andrea, a remarkable and unexampled feature is the fiery red halo shining around Augustine's head.
  • eremitic austerities
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