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asceticism

Synonyms of asceticism in English:

noun

  • 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
    archaic anchorism
    [Antonyms] sybaritism
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