Definición de askesis en inglés:

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askesis

Pronunciación: /əˈskēsəs/
(also ascesis /əˈsēsis/)

sustantivo

The practice of severe self-discipline, typically for religious reasons.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He called for the practice of ‘askesis,’ like St. Antony in the desert resisting corruption of his soul.
  • The goal here is related to Foucault's concept of askesis, ‘an exercise of oneself in the practice of thought’, with an emphasis as much on practice as on thought.

Origen

Late 19th century: from Greek askēsis 'training', from askein 'to exercise'.

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División en sílabas: as·ke·sis

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