Synonyms of asceticism in English:
countless dictators have pointed out the asceticism of their private lives
austerity, self-denial, abstinence, abstemiousness, non-indulgence, self-discipline, frugality, simplicity, rigour, strictness, severity;
a hair shirt, a spartan life, monasticism, monkishness, reclusiveness, solitude, hermitism, celibacy, continence, chastity, puritanism, self-abnegation, other-worldliness, self-mortification
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