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anchorite Saltos de línea: an¦chor|ite
Pronunciación: /ˈaŋkərʌɪt/

Definición de anchorite en inglés:


A religious recluse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The land of the pharaohs was transformed; the festival hall of Thutmosis III in the temple of Karnak was turned into a church, while Christian anchorites lived in some of the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
  • The first film's rather subdued acting could be excused by the fact that it had had to set the scene, give the background to the few stylites and anchorites who'd never heard of the stories.
  • ‘The anchorite is not offended primarily by the world,’ Ramfos insists; ‘he is offended by futility.’


Pronunciación: /aŋkəˈrɪtɪk/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Mursell here traces the complexity of late medieval devotion, giving attention to burgeoning lay spirituality, the popularity of anchoritic life, and preoccupation with death and suffering.
  • After two years or more at Antioch, he finally withdrew to the desert of Chalcis to undertake the penitential life of an anchoritic monk.
  • In other words, the anchoritic life of the 3rd century I felt probably didn't exist.


Late Middle English: from medieval Latin anchorita (ecclesiastical Latin anchoreta), from ecclesiastical Greek anakhōrētēs, from anakhōrein 'retire', from ana- 'back' + khōra, khōr- 'a place'.

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